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Alsebah's family
Alsebah
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
37
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 6,000KES school fees, bought seat cushions and clothes for the children.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy ironsheet and build a simba for my son, and pay school fees for my children.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to boost my business. I sell fried fish. I also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my children in high school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have managed to build a house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is lack of a stable income that can enable me to pay school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I manage to make profit from my business.