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Janet's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($492 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on expanding my house with iron sheets.I also bought a cow and paid school fees for my child.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child is able to go to school.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 5000 KES to settle some debt. I also buoght my children clothes with a portion of the remaining while the rest I spent on family foodstuffs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to pay fees to my son who is joining form one. I'm also planning to enlarge my current house.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to rebuild my house,pay my the debts that I have and later pay school fees for my children
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement was seeing my children through school when my husband passed away something I did not know I could do.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship was being a widow which made me to work extra hard to provide for the children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is that the little business of selling fish that I do takes our my stress