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Lilian's family
Lilian
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
36
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used 20000 KES to pay my two sons in high school fee. Bought a new mattress worth 10000 KES. Purchased cushions for my chairs worth 4000 KES. I also invested the remaining portion in retail shop business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I'm now relieved after paying school fees. I've been living in frustration of searching for school fee and have no one to get me a helpful hand in respect to paying their fee.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid school fees (3000), expanded my business (6000), and bought food (900).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
am planning to build a new house and invest in my business.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to buy a piece of land where I can go and build my permanent home.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that through my business I have been able to buy some livestock,which have given birth to other five young ones and am looking forward to have many livestock.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship was when I started living with my husband we had no job or business to support our family we had do any kind of job that came our. We slept hungry most of the time and life was not easy.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when we are operating our shop.