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Ruth's family
Ruth
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
22
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend the transfer to pay school fees of 10000 kshs to my son in high school, l also bought 34 iron-sheets at 57120 kshs
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has change because my house was linking but now l have replace the whole roof.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a donkey at 8,000 KES. I also settled some debts with the remaining amount.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to roof my house since I've already managed to erect brick walls. I'm also planning to buy a cow with the remaining amount.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happiest when I welcome my husband home after a long day of work away from the family.
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I'd like to pay school fees for my two children with the transfer. If I have anything left over, I plan to buy a few cattle and build a better house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proud to have a home of my own.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I've faced is losing two of my own children to death.