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Grace's family
Grace
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
34
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the lumpsum to finish repairing my rental houses and the rest to buy a sack of maize and food stuffs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is having finished my rental houses and now getting income from tenants.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 5,000KES on school fees, and, 4,000KES on food for the family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I had started building rooms for renting out, I plan to complete them.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for my child who is in secondary school, I will repair my house so that it stops leaking and I will buy a cow so that I can keep for milk.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I have been able to construct a fish pond on my land where we can get fish for food.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that fish stock has reduced in the lake so it is really difficult to get money from the fishing business.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I am preparing supper for my children in the evening. I am happy to know that they have something to eat in the evening.