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Jane's family
Small business
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($485 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to pay school fees for my grandchild in secondary school who had been sent back home for school fees and then used the remaining amount to do rice farming.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I started a maize selling business with the first transfer and this has been doing well. The profit I get enables me to buy food for the family and so I do not have borrow money anymore for food.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($96 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on starting a grocery business so as to feed and provide for my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
It was the best moment in my life, I was sure that my life would change as I transfer would provide me capital to start a business.
access_time over 2 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
My first plan is to use part of the transfer to expand this my house, because it is small. Secondly, I plan to use another part of the transfer to boost the stock of my business. Lastly, I plan to use the remaining amount to buy two sheep as an investment for future use.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am very proud of is, having started my small business, because it's what has helped to survive till today.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is, getting food to eat, due to inadequate income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evenings, when I am reading the bible, after having supper.