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Jane's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought seats at 15,000 KES, constructed a latrine at 4,000 KES, bought a heifer at 15,000 KES and a sheep at 3,000 KES. I also off set a debt of 7,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Before I received the transfers, I was destitute since my husband is disabled; but now we are able to lead normal lives since I have managed to buy a cow and other assets that have drastically changed my life.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought mattress for 4,000, solar lump for 4,000 KES, 300 KES school fees in nursery school and the rest of the money i spent on buying maize for flour.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will use the next transfer to buy furniture, building a toilet and a cow for ox-ploughing.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy two bulls and a plowing machine, so I can work on other peoples farms for extra income and buy some household items.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having sold a piece of land and used the money to build a house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is lack of sustainable income, this therefore means making ends meet is a problem.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up, this is because I am refreshed after having a good night's sleep.