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Kevin
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
48
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on investing in sugarcane contract.I also paid school fess for my child.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of buying a farm for planting sugar cane.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have good income from my business which helps me meet my daily needs.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 30000 KES of the first lumpsum transfer on paying school fee for my two children, bought timber at 5000 KES, bought clothing for my family at 5000 KES and used the rest of the money on miscellaneous.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I feel relieved because I managed to clear school fee for my daughter which I didn't know I would do on my own without the help of GD.
 
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 on school fees (5000), bought school uniforms (2000) and food (3000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to invest in sugarcane farming and save for my daughter's secondary education.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow. I also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my child. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy agricultural products.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to construct iron roofed house for my family. I used to stay in a thatched house but I later worked hard and constructed a new house.
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 dependable source of income that would enable me support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am with my children having supper together.