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Joyce's family
Joyce
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
38
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought steel door and windows (20500 KES) bought a cow (20000 KES) and paid school fees (10000 KES) with the first lumpsum transfer.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I have reduced the burden of school fees, built a big and comfortable house and repaired my kitchen. My social status has changed and I feel happier than before.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the entire transfer to built iron roofed house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement my house with a portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to pay collage fees to my daughter.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to pay my children's school fee, construct a latrine because I have none, build a kitchen, cement my floor, and buy a dairy cow.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest of building my own house after my husband's death.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is lack of resources to educate my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happiest in the morning when I wake up a live.