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Rose's family
Rose
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
35
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l am planning to plaster my house so l have bought some building materials such as 12 bags of cement at 750 kshs each the remaining balance l still have it with me.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l now have hopes of plastering my 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 spent my Token payment on secondary school fee and fresh fish business.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on improvement of our housing structure and expanding my fresh fish business.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy cement so that I can plaster my house, the rest of the transfers I will inject as capital into my small business. The business entails buying fish from Lake Victoria in bulk and reselling the fish in the village.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having bought household items, I did this using profits I got from selling fish.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is lack of a sustainable source of income, this therefore means that I cannot live a comfortable life.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is in the evening when I am from the lake, this is because I get to spend time with my children and we all can rest.