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Josephine's family
Josephine
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
4
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?
I spent the whole of the first lumpsum transfer on paying dowry to our home.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am at peace and proud because my dowry was paid.
 
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?
l spent 5000 kshs of the transfer to pay debt, l also spent 3000 kshs to pay school fees for my child in academy, the remaining balance l spent to buy food
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build a house since l am staying in a market center.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to build my own house, boost my business by adding stock of products so as to earn more profit, pay school fee for my two children and buy a dairy cow that in further can be sold in case of an emergency.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have worked hard in my business and acquired a number of household items that my spouse left me without at his death. I am proud that even my children are attending a private school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is lack of money being that I am the only breadwinner to my family and just depending on a small business.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when at work selling products and interacting with customers because it's where my daily bread comes from.