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Benta's family
Benta
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
53
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to build a spacious house so l bought 20 iron-sheets at 12800 kshs, l also bought nails, timber, poles at 15000 kshs, labor-charge 7000 ksh the remaining balance l still have it with me
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l am now staying in a spacious house that accommodate me with my family.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 5,000KES for school fees, and 3,000KES on buying water tanks for storing water for domestic use.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and extend my house to make it more spacious. I also plan to buy cement and cement the floor and walls of my house to make it look more presentable.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to expand my business,I will also build a toilet and I will also drill water.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that i have taken my children to school despite being left alone.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that I have no proper source of income,even the business I am doing is giving me nothing.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am working in my farm since it provides food for us.