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Berile's family
Berile
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 32 iron sheets at 21,000KES, wall and roofing poles at 14,800KES, 13 kilograms of nails at 2,300KES, paid 3,500KES labor charge, used 6,400KES on food the workers, 2,000KES on transportation of the building materials.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My visitors are no longer going to sleep in a neighbors compound and am having good life with good food.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent my Token payment on purchase of house construction materials and dry maize
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on construction of a new house, buying small livestock and a traditional plough
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to expand my house because it is small and that makes it difficult for me to host visitors. I plan to buy foodstuffs such maize for family consumption.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have managed to buy chairs from horticultural farming, I am proud that visitors can sit comfortably when they visit me.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have in life is lack of money to educate my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I am interacting with my friends.