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Jane'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 spent my first lumpsum transfer on building a kitchen.I also bought a set of chairs,bed and a mattress.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a kitchen.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to pay school fees to my daughter in high school. I also bought some household items with the remaining amount.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I planning to build a kitchen. I'm also planning to buy a cow with the remaining amount.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer of paying school fees for my children, I will renovated my house and also spend part of it in increasing stock in my small business. I will also spend part of the transfer in building a kitchen and to buy a goat.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that through my small business I have struggled to pay school fees for my children and one of my daughters finished computer college with the money I get from the business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that getting school fees for my children is difficult and I also do not have a cow that I can use to plough my farm hence making farming not to be easy.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I open up my shop in the morning to sell vegetables I have hope that I will get cash to sustain my family.