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Penina's family
Penina
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
65
homeHousehold Size:
1
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built a semi-permanent house of 30 iron sheets at a total cost of 48500 KES and I spent the remaining 1500 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am now living in a more spacious house where everyone of us can breath fresh air and find a place to sit as opposed to before when we were living in a small house that we exceeded its carrying capacity/ threshold.
 
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 used my token to buy a bed abed and mattress (7000), bought maize (1500), clothes and shoes (1500).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a bigger house and buy livestock.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to expand my house since it's small so I can accommodate my grand children
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is build the house I am in since I had nothing.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship was loosing my husband and sight which has limited me to doing things on my own
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest day is when my grand children come to visit me