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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
House construction
faceAge:
22
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying building materis (iron sheets,nails and timber).I also bought 4 sheep.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a herd of sheep which is an investment to me.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought three sheep, bought some clothes for myself, and also gave my spouse some money to buy some of his belonging.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to enlarge my house because its too small. I'm also planning to buy some furniture with a portion of the remaining amount while the rest I'll use to purchase family foodstuffs.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to build a new house, buy furniture, give some money to our parents and the rest we will pay school fees for our children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is the fact that i was able to educate myself through class eight through commercial vegetable farming.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is that my dad is sick, I am the eldest child so I have to support him.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I clean my house.