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Dorine's family
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought six bags of cement at 3,900 KES, a lorry of sand at 4,000 KES, water for construction at 1,000 KES, a lorry of gravel at 3,000 KES, paid 3,000 KES labour charge, used 25,000 KES to boost my retail shop business, 3,000 KES on clothes for the children, bought a sack of maize at 3,000 KES then used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now able to get my own money from the retail shop business hence not pestering my husband to help me with money all the time.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my token to open a shop (6000), and completed the walls of my new house (4000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to expand my shop business and plaster my house.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to buy a brand new mortobike that my spouse will use to transport people from the village to kendu town. My spouse is also planning to pay my dowry.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l own a house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is not being able to access fresh drinking water since the main water source is very far away from the village.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when telling stories and sharing vital lessons with my children.