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Grace's family
Grace
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
47
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on building a kitchen.I also bought a cow and paid school fees for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my children are able to sleep in a leak free kitchen.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent 5000 to pay school fee and the rest of the transfer l bought basic needs ( food , clothes).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to spent larger amount of the transfer to pay school fee a, l also plan to buy a cow and to plaster my my house.
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to use part of this transfer to pay school fees for three of our children in high school. We also plan to use part of it to renovate our house and the remaining balance to boost our small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that we are proud of is that we have struggled so hard despite going through hardship and we have managed to build a iron-roofed house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is to educate our children being that we have three daughters in high school and we lack a steady source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I manage to get profit out of my small business. I sell mandazi locally.