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Benter's family
Benter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the whole of my first lumpsum transfer on plastering my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a very neat and stable house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought and fix metallic door with a larger portion of the transfer. I also purchased family foodstuffs with the remaining amount.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both walls and floor. I'm also planning to buy and fix window panes.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to plaster my house,buy livestock
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I have a roof over my head
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been taking my children to school
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am selling fish at the market.