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Lucy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Teaching
faceAge:
42
workCampaign
Kenya Standard Remote
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Preparing Payments
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access_time 20 days ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
Since we have a son awaiting admission to join secondary school. We plan to spend $300 for school fees and $150 for admission costs. This is to buy school materials and transport logistics to school. Our daughter who completed secondary school will also need to join college. I anticipate to use approximately $400 for her admission costs. In addition, we plan to buy 5 goats. This will cost $250. Goats grow easy. We can get milk and also sell them when we have emergency needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
What makes us happy is seeing our children perform well in school. Our son completed class eight last year 2022. He scored 321 out of 500 marks. This made us really happy since we know he will be admitted to a good secondary school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I am a primary school teacher, with a family of 7. My husband is a mixed farmer and also a casual labourer. Our biggest challenge now is raising school fees for our children. It saddens us. Our daughter completed secondary education and awaiting her final results. Then she may join college. We also have a son who will be joining secondary school this coming February 2023. My salary as a teacher and husband's unstable income cannot fully support our children's education. This has made our life difficult hence affecting our ability to give our children good eduction. If our children get educated, they may get government jobs and have a better life.