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Doris's family
Doris
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
59
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 4000 KES of my first lumpsum transfer on building board, 21000 KES on a solar panel, 10000 on a sofa set, 7000 KES on secondary school fees and uniform for my grandchildren and 6000 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference that GD has done to me is that it has enabled me to acquire solar panel that is a renewable source of energy, free and long lasting. This has enabled me to save on fuel.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l bought wall unit for 8000 , l also sent 1000 for my child for transport and l also bought food .
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to buy big water tank, l also plan to buy a solar light.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to repair my house and if possible enlarge it.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is buying a cow and a donkey.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is paying school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when I wake up and go to the farm in the morning.