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Damaris's family
Damaris
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
73
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
We spent 25,000 KES to plaster our house, bought a bag of maize for 2,500 KES, a sheep fo 3,000 KES, farming expenses cost 5,000 KES, medical expenses cost 2,300 KES, paints were bought for 2,000 KES. The rest was spent on buying food and other HH expenses.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been able to plaster my house and this has helped to reduce the dust in my house which was making our belongings get dirty and give us flu.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying a bed and for my medication & treatment when I was ill.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on buying cement, sand and ballast for doing repairs to my house.
 
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access_time 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy a bed and repair my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I have bought livestock in the past.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I am currently not feeling well and do not have a steady source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am very happy when I work in my garden in the morning.