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Alice's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent a larger portion of the money in catering for the cost of building iron roof house and used 10000 KES in paying college fee for my son.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved and I'm at peace because previously I had a squeezed house that couldn't fit my family but now I have a larger house that fits the whole of my family.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a mattress at 4000 KES, a sheep at 2500 KES and invested the remaining amount in maize farming.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will build main house of a round 30 iron sheets and buy a heifer.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to rebuild my house which is about to fall down,I will also take my daughter to college and pay fees.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I am taking my children to school and it will help them in future.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is school fees since I have no job and am the only person my children are depending on.I only sell fish and I don't make much.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am with my children in the evening.