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Sharon'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 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my transfer to open an Mpesa shop (50000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I desired to have an Mpesa shop but could not afford the capital. I thank God for GD's support i now have an Mpesa shop that will enable me invest in other things.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I added some money opened an M-pesa shop.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house. I also hope to start a small business of selling second hand clothes.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend the transfer on purchasing land and part of it we will use to expand our business. We also plan to build a house for our family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of is that when my husband started his business we did not have adequate stock and we have tried to expand it a little include other phone accessories.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we face in our life getting water is a problem as where we get water is far from where we stay.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I clean the house in the morning.