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Caren's family
Caren
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
59
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
This is how I spent my token payment, 1300 KES on a radio, 4000 KES on a mattress, I settled my debts with 2000 KES and I used the remaining 2000 KES to settle maternity bills for my daughter in law and the remaining 700 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a kitchen, extend my main house and plaster its floor then finally buy some cushions for my sofa set. That is how I will spent my upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees for my children since my income is very little
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I am educating my children through making sisal.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship was loosing my husband and I have no proper job,apart from making sisal which has very little income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is when my children go to school in the morning,and I know they will not be sent away for fees.