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Anna's family
Anna
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
36
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a cow and 2 goats.I also bought solar panel,paid school fees for my children,paid my medical bills and bought food for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I no longer buy paraffine since I have solar for lighting.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 8500 KES of my token payment on a sofa set and the remaining 1500 KES on school fees and food for my household members.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am tired of lighting with kerosene and therefore I will buy a solar panel and invest in quarrying business with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I'm planning to spend my transfer in the following ways;buying furniture, paying my children school fees and lastly buy beddings since we have recycled ones that we have used for so many years without changing.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is being able to farm and get something out of that, I have been sickly some years back and I could not farm since I was weak but lately I can farm without feeling tired and weak.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardships I am facing currently in my life are several;I have not been in good health and have to visit hospital on and off which is costly,making ends meet has also not been easy given that we do not have any proper source of income and lastly with the large family I have,my house is very small and would wish to have a bigger one.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day has to be in the evening when my children are back from school and together as a family we gather to take our evening meal,this gives me happiness.