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Josephine's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am now independent because I have my own business and my children are not sent home for school fees.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid school fees 7000 KES, bought uniforms and school bags 2000 KES, cupboard 16500 KES, mattress and bed 12500 KES, spent 7000 KES as a business capital, bought two goats 5000 KES and spent some to buy food.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 7,800 KES on paying school fees (primary school) and spent 2,000 KES on buying food in the house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are planning to construct a new house (have a home) and also for my husband to pay bride price.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my children. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy household items like furniture. I also plan to spend the transfer to construct a new home.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to build iron roofed house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is lack of a stable income to pay school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am in my farm weeding my crops. I feel happy because its a source to my livelihood.