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Damar's family
Damar
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
subsistence farming
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
55000 KES ($544 USD)
access_time 4 days ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my transfer to purchase a cow that costed me 35,000 KES. I am currently enjoying my sleep on a comfortable mattress. I am also looking forward to renovate my house.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt so good. I was able to plaster the walls of my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I can now feed well without skipping a meal. My house has been renovated and my sleep has been made more peaceful due to new mattress.
 
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access_time 20 days ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in my life is that I do not have a stable source of income and at times getting cash to buy food and other basic needs like school fees for my children is a challenge.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go out to do casual work like ploughing on other people's farms. This makes me happy because I am able to buy food when I get paid.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I will be able to complete the construction of my house, build a kitchen and buy a dairy cow so that I can have milk for breakfast.