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Alice's family
Alice
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
21
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought five bags of cement at 4,000 KES, a lorry of sand at 3,500 KES, one water tank at 1,500 KES then bought a school uniform for my child at 450 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to buy sofasets, cupboard, a metal bed, mattress, then use the rest to start a stone breaking business.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on building a house,I will spend part of the transfer on buying household items like chairs and utensils, I will also spend part of the transfer on buying two dairy cows and one bull that we will use in ploughing our farm. I will spend some of the transfer on starting a small business of a salon and the remaining amount we will spend on paying school fees for our child.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is that I used to work in Mpesa and this enabled me to get some cash that I used to buy a sheep for my dad.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that we are not comfortable in staying in someone else house as we don't have security of ownership of the house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I do household chores like cleaning of the house and washing of clothes in the morning,this makes me happy as I love staying in a clean place.