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Nancy's family
Nancy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
31
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to plaster my house so l bought sand and 12 bags of cement at 24600 kshs, labor-charge 22400 kshs,
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My house was very dusty which was not good to my health but now l have a nice house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 8,200 KES to buy myself a bed and a mattress. I also purchased grains for family consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because my current house is too small.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to buy a new motorcycle that I will use to ferry villagers to and fro kandiege Market. I also plan to use the transfer to pay school fees for my sister-in-law.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have worked so hard and built a house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is lack of enough food for the family. I have a small piece of land that cannot produce a good harvest
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I manage to get enough customers in my salon. I feel so happy about this.