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David's family
Casual labour
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($469 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying 2 cows 25,000 KES, 25 pieces of iron sheets 15,000 KES, gave my mother in-law 5,000 KES and the remaining 4,800 KES I bought food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have bought 2 cows and paid dowry.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5,200 KES to buy 8 iron sheets, bought a suitcase for 2,000 KES and the rest was spent on buying food and other daily HH expenses.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to complete buying building materials and then construct a new house.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend our transfer on iron sheets, poles, timber and labour to build a better house. Our current house is grass thatched and leaks whenever it rains.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is paying dowry for my wife.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of enough food, because I don't have a steady source of income, and the little farming I do also doesn't produce much.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when my wife and I are having a quiet time together in the house.