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Joan's family
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l was very sick so l use the whole amount for medication.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build for son a house and to buy furniture.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on building a house so that we can have ours, I will spend part of the transfer on buying furniture for the house like chairs and a table and the remaining amount I will spend on starting a small business of selling groceries.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is that when I got sick,my husband sold six goats that was used to pay for my medical bill that had accrued when I had gone for an operation.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that after the operation, we were left with very little money and I also need food to eat which is hard to come by because of our low source of income and this is really a challenge to me as I am recovering.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go to my farm in the morning to plough my crops,I feel happy as when the crops grow,I will harvest them and have food to feed my family.