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Wilson's family
Wilson
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
63
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 24,000KES on buying ionsheet, timber and nails, paid for labour to build an iron roofed house for my family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now live in a secure iron roofed house with an iron door. I also have seats for my visitors to sit on.
 
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 spent 2600 KES on 4 iron sheets, 2100 KES on a mattress, 1500 KES on 3 blankets and 1200 KES on school uniforms.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan on building an iron roofed house.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to build a toilet and a house for my son, the remainder I will buy some livestock.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is my skill at gardening.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is lack of proper housing for my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when I go to my farm.