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Kennedy's family
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Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first transfer as initial start up capital for TV/Football/Movies business for 50,000 KES
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that once I set up the TV show business, I will make money and manage to take care of my family.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought 10 iron sheets at 6200 KES of my token payment then 5 round polls at 500 KES then I invested 1450 KES in subsistence maize farming and finally spent the remaining 1844 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to open a video show with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to set up a DSTV hall where the local soccer fans can watch their favorite teams because they go long distances to access the service. I will then use the income accrued from the business to build my house because I am currently living in a rental house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I managed to earn a bachelor's degree in Sociology.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is joblessness. I have not been able to get a job and so I lack a reliable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happiest when I wake up in the morning because where I live is very unsecure and so for one to wake up a live is a miracle.