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Phoebe's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent the whole of my second transfer on buying a second hand motorcycle.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of starting a clothes business.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have a daily income from my motorcycle business.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my whole first transfer to buy materials to build a new house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I used to live in my co-wife's house who passed on and had a lot of issues with family members but now i have a house of my own i can freely do what i want in it and am now at peace.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 4,000 KSH school fees, I bought blanket at 1,500 KSH and bought 1 bag of maize.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build the house.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to educate my children. Secondly, I would like to built my own house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The fact that I can raise my co-wife's children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
How to raise my own children plus those of my co-wife.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I the morning when am able to clear my business stock.