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Beatrice's family
Beatrice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Hairdressing
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 20,000 KES on starting a fish mongering business. I saved the remaining 30,000 KES for investing in a salon business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been working as a casual at one of the salon shop at the nearest center, but now I'm glad at the prospect of owning my own salon business.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid school fees (2000), hospital bill (1500), bought 3 bags of maize (6900).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to use my lump-sum to open my own saloon and beauty shop.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to build a house because we do not have our own house and that is why we are staying in rental house. Finally l would like to expand my hairdressing business by buying my own equipment and opening a place of my own than working for other people.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have worked hard and bought a motorbike to help us generate income to support my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of reliable source of income to support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is when having many customers being that I am a saloonist.