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Geophry's family
Casual labour
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used mst of my second transfer to construct a new house since the previous one was very old. The rest of the money was spent on tilling my farm and buying dry maize because I had a very poor harvest last season following the prolonged drought.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have food consistently in my house and I also have a new house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying clothes and doing farming
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on buying a water pump then continue with farming, this will bring me more income and am also planning to build a new house my current house is almost falling off and it's also licking
access_time 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
My first plan is to spend part of the transfer to build a bigger house, because this one is smaller, and is in a bad condition. Secondly, I intend to use another part of the transfer to buy water pump to help me in irrigation of my farm, where I plan to grow vegetables like kales and tomatoes. Lastly, I plan to use the remaining amount to buy a cow that would future provide me with milk for family use.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I'm very proud of is having built this my house with savings from my casual work.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Inadequate income to buy food for my family is the biggest hardship I have faced.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I'm resting at home, after I have finished my casual work.