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Monica's family
Monica
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
faceAge:
23
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the whole of my first transfer on building an iron roofed house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own home and an iron roofed house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 6500 KES of my token payment on 10 iron sheets, 2000 KES on 3 kg of nails and saved the remaining 1500 KES in Mshwari account.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will buy more iron sheets, build an iron-roofed house and open a saloon business with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to build a new home. This will be the greatest achievement of our lives.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is educating my kids, and just ensuring that everything is well catered for them.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is the need to build a house. I feel so incomplete without a house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to my place of business. I am a saloonist by profession.