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Benta's family
Subsistence farming
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?
l spend 13000 kshs to buy cow, l also spend 5000 kshs to pay schools, 2000 kshs l spend to buy food the remaining balance l still have it in my E-mpesa account as l wait for my son who will be joining university soon.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l had stress on how l will pay fees but now l am stress free because of GD
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 5,000KES school fees for my son who is in secondary school. I also spent 3,600KES on buying cushions for my seats.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
My son scored a good grade in secondary school, I therefore hope to send him to the university and use the transfer to pay his fees.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to rebuild our house and pay part of school fees for our children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that we are educating our children
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that we three children in high school and we don't have proper jobs to keep them all in school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our day is when we can share a meal as a family.