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Monicah's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 20,000 KES to construct a kitchen, about 5,000 KES was used to make a cow pen and 8,000 KES was spent on buying a wooden door and fixing fissure board on my roof. I also spent 3,000 on farming expenses and 6,000 KES on buying two bags of dry maize. The rest of the money was used on food items.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Before GD visited me, I was preparing my food in the open space where I used to be rained on and lose my food, but now I have constructed a kitchen where am able to keep my utensils and cook food in a secure protected environment.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying bedshits,shoes,clothes and food for the xmass celebrations.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on plastering my house and build a kitchen.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
The first transfer am planning to use to buy the usual things I miss in the house like blankets to escape the cold , shoes, cooking utensils . The second transfer am planning to plaster my house and buy a good new door for good security. The last transfer
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am so proud of is through my poultry farming I managed to buy sheep that I now own and are also doing fine.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The hardship am getting is in karachuonyo farming is not doing well and when you do farming its like zero work so always hunger stricken no where to get food .
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is when I farm my sweet potatoes they do well and am able to sell them and get an income and also that despite that my husband passed away I am in my own home and proud of it.