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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
31
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to build a shop so l bought building materials at 29620 kshs, labor-charge 7300 kshs, l also spent 7000 kshs on medication, the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed l am eating well because my business is doing well, l am getting daily income from it.
 
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 used my token payment to fence a grazing/free space for my poultry project (10000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a shop and barber shop.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to set up a shop in my compound to serve my neighbours with basic household commodities because we live very far from the shopping center. I also plan today expand my house because it is very small.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have a peaceful marriage unlike other young couples my age.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in my life is lack of employment. I have never been able to get a job after finishing secondary level education.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I embark on my work as a tailor.