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Janet
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
36
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent a portion of my third transfer on extending my house to enable it accommodate well my family and any other visitor who may be present. Besides that, I purchased two cows to kick me off in livestock farming. I was glad for the help given by Give Directly.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second cash transfer on buying a cow 10,000 KES, 20 iron sheets 13,400 KES and 38 bags of cement 26,600 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I bought a cow, have built and plastered my house a house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a water tank with my token payment.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to cement my entire house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer payment.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
First,I will boost my fish business by increasing my stock.Secondly,I will use some of my transfer towards farming because farming is my source of livelihood.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I would say,being able to run and manage my business without any support from anyone is the achievement I am proudest of.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is how to raise money to enable me boost my business especially at a time when I'm running out of stock.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is mostly in the evening when I'm at the market place and I'm able to sell more fish to my customers.