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Grace's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought cement at 8,000 KES, sand at 8,000 KES, two steel windows at 5,000 KES, a steel door at 8,000 KES and labour cost 11,000 KES. I bought water at 2,000 KES for construction work.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My house is under repair and it is now strong and looking much better than it was previously. I am now assured of the security of my family and property.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 3,000KES on buying cushions, and bought a sheep @ 2,000KES. I also paid 3,000KES on paying college fees for my child, and spent 2,000KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy cement and cement the floor and walls of my house to give it a good finish.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to plaster my house and replace my with steel door. Secondly l would wish to buy sheep because it is easy to manage . Lastly I would like to open up a business to generate income to support my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that is that l have struggled and bought my on chairs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to sustain my life.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when working in my farm.