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James's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid my children's 31,000 KES school fees. I paid 5,000 KES to the farmhand. I tithed 1,500 KES. I invested 10,000 KES into our quarry business. Finally, I spent the remaining 2,500 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I've already settled my children's school fees and now they are learning uninterrupted.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 7,500 KES fees to my son in collage. Gave my son in high school some 600 KES pocket money. I also paid tithe 1,000 KES and the rest spent on foodstuffs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to spend most of the transfer on school fees. I'm also planning to build my son in collage a house where he can rest his head when home.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees for our children and buy some livestock which we will be using for farming. We would like to expand our business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I have a family and my children are in school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been finding a way to pay school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am working.