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Lucy's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I am spending my first lumpsum transfer on plastering my house.I also want to pay school fees for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my children are able to stay in school since I paid school fees for them.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a larger portion of the transfer to settle debts I borrowed when my spouse was sick. I also purchased foodstuffs with the remaining portion.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both walls and floor of my house because currently it is earth and requires frequent repairs which is also expensive.
access_time over 4 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay my husband hospital bill and rebuild my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I farm a lot and when times are good I get good harvest.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that my husband has been in the hospital for a while now and am the one who has to do everything to take care of my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am in the centre selling doughnuts.