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Winnie
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
30
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
47900 KES ($464 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my last transfer to buy a cow and a ploughing hoe to help me in farming and the rest of the cash I used to build and add some rooms to my house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent a larger portion of my second transfer on expanding my house and on building a kitchen. I'm also constructing a new pit latrine using the second transfer.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is having managed to meet most of my needs that I couldn't afford. This makes me feel relieved and proud.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I received my first transfer when I was owing farmer united-a farming co-operative some money I had borrowed from them to facilitate my farming activities and since repayment was overdue, this had started tormenting me and when I received the money , I repaid it and got the peaceful state of mind.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I became modestly excited; I was excited but at the same time took control of myself. I remained sober in order to keep on track with my originally planned goals. God had just remembered me at the time when my properties could easily be resold to recover the loan.
 
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access_time over 7 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I do not have a stable income to help me sustain my family as a bread winner.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is when I am resting in my house after coming back from the farm.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
My heart has been longing to have somethings that i would not have in my home.Receiving this money will help me get these desires that I have always had,like building a permanent latrine ,fencing my home and having my own business.These would really improve my life.