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Remmy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
25
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used a larger portion of my third transfer to buy sofa set since the ones I had were old and worn out, I bought a cow to provide me milk which I can sell to earn an income. The remaining amount, I spent on cooking oil which I sell for an income and this helps me to support my family.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
From my second transfer, I bought 10 bags of cement at 8,500 KES, spent 9,000 KES to pay laborers renovating my house, bought lime at 2,100 KES, spent 3,000 KES to buy food for laborers renovating my house, spent 20,000 KES to buy sofa set, spent 3,000 KES to buy a table, bought 1 sack of maize at 3,000 KES and the remaining 1,200 KES, I spent to buy food for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I no longer live in a dusty house like before but a plastered house and also I have a business which helps me to sustain my family's daily expenditures
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 5,000 KES to boost my cereal business, paid 2,000 KES school fee for my two children in primary school, bought my clothes at 2,500 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to cement the walls and floor of my current house then furnish it with nice seats.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to spend a portion of my money to boost my business inorder to increase my income.I would also like to hire someone who will plaster my house inorder to prevent dust-born diseases.Lastly I will spend the remaining amount to pay for school fees for my kids who are in private school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l was able to move out of a rental house at the center to my own home and I am very happy that I worked hard to raise some money that enabled me to build my house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I would say,acquiring a piece of land that I can cultivate is my biggest hardship in life.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest when doing my household duties in the afternoon after taking lunch with my family.