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Josphine's family
Josphine
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
42
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built a semi-permanent house of 35 iron sheets with 42000 KES of my first lumpsum transfer, I invested 5000 KES in a food cafe and I spent the remaining 3000 KES on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have a big difference in my daily life since I am living under a new iron roof, where I can now fetch a cleaner water which is recommended for consumption for us as opposed to before.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token payment to pay secondary school fees (6000), boost my business (3000) and bought food (1000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a new house with my upcoming lump-sum payment.
 
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access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to invest more in my hotel business so as to earn more profit, expand my house because it's small spend the remaining amount on school fee.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest that I have educated my children upto the secondary level through hard work.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is that I lack sufficient funds to give my children good education and meet my other needs such as building a bigger house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am back home from work because my nature of job comes with alot of stress.