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Jane's family
Jane
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
28
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($471 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying housing materials, we plan to put up a bigger and better house soon.
 
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 my second transfer on buying 40 pieces of iron sheet 35,000 KES, paid school fees 6,000 KES, bought a bed 7,000 KES and spent the remaining 1,800 kes on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest differnce in my daily life is that I have completed this term's school fees and now my children wont be sent home for school fees.
 
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 token to build a pit latrine KES 8000 and bought a bag of maize KES 2000. I paid withdrawal charges.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a brick house with my upcoming lump-sum payment.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to increase the quantity of stock that I purchase for my small business which deals with fast moving consumer goods. The remaining transfers will be used to buy sand, cement, timber, nails and iron roofing sheets which I will use to renovate my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having started a small business selling fast moving consumer goods and saving a large part of my profits. This has enabled me to buy household items like chairs and also pay school fees for my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my children. In fact at this moment my children have been sent away from school because I have not cleared their fee arrears.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up because I can thank the Lord for blessing me and my family.