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Millicent's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($466 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent a portion of my third transfer on paying my dowry on behalf of my spouse who could not afford such a project. I am so glad that I am currently legally married, something that brought me much shame before. I also renovated my house and fixed permanent doors and windows to enhance security in the home. Finally I paid school fee for my children who showed much interest and dedication in their academics.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on renovating my house with 48000 KES, buying clothes worth 1200 KES and bought food worth 800 KES
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I was able to renovated my house
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a matress @3,500KES, a blanket @1,500KES, a bag of maize @1,500KES and other household irems.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy cement and sand, play for labour and cement the walls of my house to finish.
access_time over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to buy household items, buy some animals to keep and to cement my floor.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I did not have a house before but I managed to build the structure that I am in now.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is finding ways of making ends meet,finding employment is difficult and we have to provide for the family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our day is when we are able to feed our children.