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Lucy's family
Lucy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
36
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought cement 22500 KES, paid 15000 KES labor charge, bought a cupboard for 7500 KES, wheelbarrow 3000 KES and spent the rest for shopping.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am now living in a beautiful house unlike before. We also live in peace because we have money and food to eat.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a goat @3,000KES, and a matress @4,800KES. I also paid 1,500KES school fees for my child.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy cement and sand, and cement the floor and walls of my house.
 
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access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to renovate our house and also pay school fees for my son and daughter who are both in secondary schools.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having worked at the lakeshore doing odd jobs, I have been able to save enough money and managed to buy a goat.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income, there is very little work to be done at the lakeshore, so it means that paying school fees for our children is increasingly becoming difficult.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up, it fills my heart with joy just knowing that the Lord has blessed me with life.