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Sharon's family
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Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my transfer to buy 2 cows (30000), 2 goats (5000), cupboard (7000), a mattress (3000) and paid a hospital bill (3000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD has helped me acquire livestock that i could never afford on my own and also household utensils that i did not have i was able to buy. I thank GD.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5000KES on buying two goats, and a blanket @2,000KES. I also bought a sack of maize @3,000KES for consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to open a grocery shop so that I may have a source of income.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying cows that will be used in paying for my dowry, we will buy a piece of land as the one we currently stay in is very small and the remainder will be used to start a small business of shopkeeping.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that we were able to build a house that we currently stay in using funds from our fishing business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we face in our life is that fish stock in the lake has gone down thereby making our income to be low.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go to the lake in the morning with my husband to do fishing,I feel happy when we have a good catch which translates to good money when we sell the fish.