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Geoffrey's family
Geoffrey
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
faceAge:
29
homeHousehold Size:
2
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($465 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my last transfer to build a house I used to live in a small house even my children used to go sleep in my neighbors house because the space was not enough for all of us, the rest of the amount I used to farm sugarcane this has given me triple the amount I invested in farming, buying fertilizer, and paying the farmers the profit I earned from this I used to buy a st of sofa sets and finished paying up a motorcycle I had bought in credit. This transfers have changed my life a great deal am more confident in how I face life.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the second transfer on buing a new motor bike for transport business at the market centre.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been having a difficult time working with an old motor bike because I have to repair it frequently, but now am more efficient in my work because I have a new motorcycle.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on iron sheets (3250), a bag of maize (3200), clothes and shoes for my household (3450)
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy two cows and to build a bigger house with my upcoming lump-sum payment.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to construct a bigger house. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy bulls and oxen plough which I will use during ploughing.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to buy furniture.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I don't have a stable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am able to provide food for my son.