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Jane's family
Jane
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
43
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on building an iron roofed house.I also paid school fees for my child.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a leak free iron roofed house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to buy a mattress because I was sleeping on some old rags. Bought a solar lamp with a portion of the remaining amount while the rest I spent on family foodstuffs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because my current house is too old and can go down anytime. I'm also planning to pay fees to my son in high school.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to inject some capital into my business. I buy fish from the lakeside and resell the fish in various markets but I would like to increase the quantity of stock that normally purchase.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having saved most of my profits from my fish selling business and eventually managed to build an external kitchen.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to enable me carry out my business as well as pay school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening after finishing my daily tasks and I then gather my children together and we spend time together.