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Judith's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought seats at 15,000 KES, a wall-unit at 9,000 KES and spent 20,000 KES to buy a steel door and windows. I spent the rest of the money on buying food and other daily expenses.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been able to plaster my house and therefore I do not constantly repair the walls which took so much of my productive time.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought cement and cemented the floor of my house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy windows and doors and fix in my house. I also plan to buy cement and cement the walls of my house.
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 renovat my house buy fixing windows and plastering the unplastered areas . Secondly l would wish to expand my business to help generate more income to sustain my family. Finally l would like to use the rest of the money to pay school fees for my children in high school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have struggled to build our own house though we have not finished because of lack of enough money.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to pay school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when working in my farm and my crops are doing well knowing that I will have good harvest.