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Mary's family
Mary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a cow for 18000 KES, spent 25000 KES to start a kiosk shop, school fees 3000 KES, debt 2000 KES and spent the rest on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have stabilized my business which has really improve our lives in the family. I now have a source of income and does not go without food like I used to.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l added a stock to by shop business.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to buy a piece of land.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer in adding stock in my small shop, to buy a cow and also use the remainder to buy a piece of land.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement I have had is buying a cow.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I currently face is lack of school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I am working in my shop because that is what gives me my daily earning.