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Margaret's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to pay school fees of 20000 kshs to my two children in secondary school, l also spent 10000 kshs to buy cow, the remaining 19000 l spent to plaster my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has change because l can now pay school fees to my children comfortably with out a lot of stress.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on paying school fees for my children.I also started a small business.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on plastering my house.I also want to pay school fees and buy a cow.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my transfer to build a kitchen, pay school fee, increase stock in my shop business so I can accrue more profit and buy dairy cows for milk.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have struggled to educate my children and two already have jobs and are helping us out with their siblings education.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is that I lack money to meet all my basic needs because a large amount of my savings are spent on educating my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up singing and thanking God for enabling me to see a new day.