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Jane's family
Jane
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Hairdressing
faceAge:
35
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built an iron-roofed house of 25 iron sheets at 35000 KES, spent 6000 KES on secondary school fees for my son, and the remaining amount on food and clothing for my household.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Before I got to know GD, I was living in a house of 5 iron sheets. This was poorly ventilated with little space to accommodate my family and therefore it has enabled me to live in a better house with my family.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a door and fixed it. I bought salon equipment and now I have my own salon.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I would like to build a better house.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to reconstruct my house and also start my own hairdressing business
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I have managed to educate my first born to the completion of O-level and I have also built a small house for my family after living out for a long time
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I find it difficult to fend for my family
What is the happiest part of your day?
First of all if am alive and kicking, when I get something to feed on( breakfast, lunch and supper)