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Rachel's family
Rachel
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
House construction
faceAge:
21
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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Next Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought one wooden door at 3,500 KES, two wooden windows at 2,500 KES, three iron sheets at 1,700 KES, paint at 500 KES then bought bought two plastic chairs at 1,400 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to buy sofasets then start a retail shop business
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to start a business, do some finishing touches to this house and to buy household items that we lack.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is this house, previously we didn't have a house here at home
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we are facing now is lack of a stable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I clean the house and the compound at large.