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Susan's family
Small business
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
My spouse bought construction materials (iron sheets,roofing timber, round poles, nails) and paid labour for 7,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Though my house is yet to be completed, I am now certain that that I will be able to live in a big and spacious house that will fit my family and our belongings and thus make our stay in the house comfortable.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 8,000 KES to pay my son in high school fee. I also purchased foodstuff for family consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a larger iron roofed house because my current house is too small. I'm also planning to pay my high school son fee with the remaining portion.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Planning to pay school fees for our children Planning to build a new house Planning to buy at least one cow for farming or milking that can help bring in income in the near future
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is my family having them ariund gives me strength
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced was when sickness stroke our house and we lost two of our children
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is when I hi out early in the morning to look for how to earn daily bread even if I don't get but am happy and proud that at least I tried