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Yvonne's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my first transfer to make a down payment for a piece of land (30000), bought a cow (8000), chairs (4000), cushions (5000) and utensils (3000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD has supported me acquire assets now that i just started living with my husband as second wife and above all i am happy because i will move to my own compound after final payment for the piece of land.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent larger amount of the transfer to buy a calf , l also plaster my house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to pay school fee and start a small business.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to plaster my house because maintaining mud house is very expensive. Secondly l would wish to pay dowry to parents to appreciate them. Finally l would like to buy household items for my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l used to share a house with my co-wife but now I have my own house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when all my family members are in good health.