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Dolphine's family
Dolphine
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
32
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 40 iron sheets at 31,000 KES, one cow at 10,000 KES, one blanket at 1,500 KES, paid 4,000 KES school fee for my two children then used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am no longer having the stress of how to get a good house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to buy school items for my children. Bought cooking utensils. I also procured foodstuffs for family consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because the current one I have is in bad condition and can go down any time.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy sand, cement, timber, round poles, nails and iron roofing sheets which I will use to build a better house for my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having started a small business selling fast moving consumer goods, this business has enabled me to educate my children and feed my family.
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 inject more capital into my business.I need to expand and increase the quantity of stock that I purchase or else my competitors will force me to close shop.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening after work, I usually get home and prepare a meal and as we eat together with my family I feel relaxed.