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John's family
John
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
58
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought one wooden door at 3,600 KES, six wall poles at 2,700 KES, 35 roofing poles at 5,775 KES, 17 iron sheets at 10,600 KES, 12 kilograms of nails at 1,970 KES, paid 8,500 KES labour charge, bought a plow at 7,300 KES, paid 5,000 KES school fee for my child in high school, 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.
My house is now very spacious and not leaking hence am no longer ashamed of welcoming my visitors.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to buy a sack of grains for family consumption. Bought a sheep at 3,000 KES. I also bought foodstuffs for family consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy two bulls and an ox-plaugh which I'll use in farming activities.. I'm also planning to enlarge my house because its too small.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are going to pay school fees for our children,buy some livestock that we will use during farming and lastly we will expand our house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement has been building our home.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is not being able to pay school fees for our children and lack of food.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am farming since its our only source.