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Monica's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
From my third transfer, I spent 20,000 KES to pay school fees, bought 30 bags of cement at 24,000 KES and the remaining 4,000 KES, I spent on food.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
my new goal is to build for my children a house to sleep in
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different in that, I now have a separate kitchen and no longer cooks in the main house, I have renovated my house and also have electricity, all this would not have been possible wi
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to build a kitchen so bought building materials at 15000 KES, labor-charge 5000 KES, l a spent 20000 KES to install electricity in my home, the remaining 9000 KES l spent to pay school fees to my child in secondary school.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
There is a big difference in my life because l am using electricity to light my home, l will not spent money on paraffin again l also have a kitchen where my children are spending their night.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the whole amount to pay school fees for my child in secondary
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build kitchen.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees for my children since I have a huge debt at the school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that through my small business I have been able to make the house that we are living in.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is paying school fees since I have many children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am working and making money.