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Linet's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on construction of a pit latrine(12,000 KES) as well as a new house for 40,000 KES
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in our lives is that we are currently proud of a lovely new house, and we no longer go to our neighbors to answer calls of nature.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token payment to do a few repairs in my house (4200), paid hospital bill for my child (2000), built a tank stand (3000) and bought food (700).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to complete repairs and plaster my house.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to fully finish my house, by installing windows and plastering walls and floor, build a toilet and to fix my water tanks with gutters to harvest rain water.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is building this house after my husband passed on. I have also bought water tanks to harvest rain water.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is operating as a single parent, it's a bit stressful since am the sole provider.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is the morning when I get called for some casual job.