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Marcela's family
Marcela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
53
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
We bought bricks for 32,000 KES, farming expenses were 5,000 KES, mattress cost 7,000 KES and a bed was bought for 5,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been able to buy bedding which I lacked and this has given me some comfort and I have been able to buy bricks and start building a new house which is spacious enough and can contain my family and our belongings.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I increased stock for my grocery shop with 8,000KES, and bought a blanket @2,000KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy a water tank for collecting and storing rain water, and seats to furnish my house.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to expand my business with the first transfer,the second transfer I will use it to buy a water tank and I will also buy house furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I have taken my children to school and I have clothed them through my small business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is making money since farming is not reliable so much.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am attending to happy customers.