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Jane
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
from my third transfer, I spent 6,000 KES to buy cement, spent 8,000 KES to pay school fees for my children, bought 2 sheep at 5,000 KES, bought 2 goats at 5,000 KES, bought 1 sack of maize at 2,800 KES, I invested 10,000 KES on my cereal business, spent 7,000 KES to buy Iron sheets and the remaining 3,000 KES, I spent on daily household expenditure
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goal is to make sure that I build my kitchen so that I dont cook in the open
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different in that I now have a bigger house, my children were not sent home for school fees and also I have not asked anyone for money.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 42000 KES of the first lumpusum in catering for the cost of plastering my house, paid a school fee of 5000 KES and used the rest of the money in buying food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am at peace because my child was being sent away for school fee but now I have cleared the school fee.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent 6000 kshs of the transfer to pay school fees for my children in secondary and primary schools.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to plaster my house and also to clear school fees.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to plaster my house and pay school fees for my children. I will also expends my business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I have been able to build the house I am living in.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is paying school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am operating my business.