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Margaret's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the first lumpsum transfer to rent a piece land (10000 KES) bought seed and planted watermelon (16100 KES) used 11000 KES on my kiosk business and paid school fees 2000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I have a farm of watermelon and have expanded my kiosk shop which earns me income.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on paying hospital bill for my mother.I also added capital to my business.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on starting my clothes business again.I also want to pay school fees for my children.
access_time 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on strengthening my current business of selling bread, I will also repair my mother's house and to go to hospital to seek medical attention. I plan to pay school fees for my child.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is being able to start my own business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that my income from the business I run is very little and I find it hard to sustain myself, my child and my mother.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I open my business in the morning so that I can sell bread.