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Benta'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?
l spend the cash to buy 2 cow-bulls at 25000 kshs, l also spend 2000 kshs to buy furniture the remaining 13000 kshs to buy goats.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l can now cultivate my farm without any problem because l have my cows.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 5,000 KES fee to my son in high school. Paid 2,500 KES fee to my two children in primary school. I also used the remaining amount to fix my water tank.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy some two oxen and an ox-plough. This will help me cultivate my farm in time and get enough produce.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to pay school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having built my house after the death of my spouse. I built it with funds from my small business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is lack of school fees for my children and food for my family. This is because my spouse died along time and thus I became the sole breadwinner.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is around midday. At this time I usually meet various people and we share different ideas.