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Agnes
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
31
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($468 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on the construction of a new house. The house that I used to live in was small and I felt the need of building a bigger and better house. Now my children have their own bedrooms and we do not have to squeeze ourselves in a small room.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 18000 KES of my second transfer to pay school fees for my children in secondary and primary school,i spent 23000 KES to buy building materials that i will use to construct a new house after getting my last transfer,i used the remaining balance to start a fish mongering business .
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am able to fully rely on myself since i started the business,I have cleared fees for my children which i could have never managed without GD and i know i will have my own home soon. I am so happy. My children never goes to school on empty stomachs like before.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my transfer to buy a mattress KES 3800, a bag of maize KES 3000, clothes KES 1900, shoes KES 450 and food KES 700.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to clear school fees balance and build a new big house.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on school fees for my eldest daughter who is in form four, because I don't wish her to have any fee arrears by the time she will be completing school later this year. I am also planning to spend my transfer on building materials so that I may put up a larger house. My current house is too small and the family has grown bigger.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is paying school fees for my daughter who is due to complete her secondary education later this year.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is the miserable condition of my current house. It is too small for all of us as a family, especially when we also have to cook inside the same house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I am tidying up my house.