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Loice's family
Loice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
20
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($481 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent part of my second transfer to buy ten iron sheets as part of materials that I will use to construct a new house, I also paid school fees for my sister in secondary school so that she can successfully be in school and spent another amount to pay school fees for my child in primary school. I have saved another amount in my Mpesa account.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I am confident and I have hope that I will be able to move into a bigger and decent house when I finish the construction of the new 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?
We spent the transfer on hospital bill and funeral arrangements for our child.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are planning to buy a piece of land and a tailoring machine.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfer to rear livestock that I can convert into cash when in financial need, boost my sausage business by injecting more capital, and use the remaining amount to attend a tailoring school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have worked hard to feed my family by engaging in serious farming.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face in life is lack of money because we have no reliable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when we wake up healthy and able to work.