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Kasim's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my transfer to build a house (45000) and bought food (5000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I used to rent a house at the market center but now i have built a house and live in my own compound.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent my Token payment on my wife’s business start-up for 5,000 KES, and also buying some iron sheets towards our house construction Project for 5,000 KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on shifting from my parents’ home and building on our own land as required by traditions.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to boost my business, I repair motorbikes and also sell spare parts. I also plan to build a home.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is my second family. I cherish their presence in my life. I lost my first wife and kids through an unfortunate accident. That experience taught me to love, live and treasure every breath of life.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face now is the sustainability of my business. Trying to find mechanisms of ensuring am not running at a loss.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is during the day when I am working because I know at the end of the day i will have some cash.