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Christine's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 15 iron sheets at 9,750 KES, nails at 2,510 KES, fisher boards at 3,900 KES, wall poles and roofing at 9,450 KES, one still door at 6,000 KES, paid 6,000 KES labour charge, used 3,450 KES on food for the workers, 3,000 KES transportation fee, paid 5,000 KES tithe, then added some of my money to the rest of the cash and bought clothes and shoes for the family at 3,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My current house is now very spacious and I no longer borrow utensils from the neighbours whenever I have visitors because I have my own utensils.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying utensils.I also bought radio and food for my family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to build my house to look better and I will also pay school fees for my child.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have taken my eldest child through school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I was left a widow at a very early age and I have been struggling with my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am making my marts and selling them.