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John's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 30 iron sheets for 19,700 KES to put up a structure for a poshomill, 28 iron sheets for 18,000 KES to put up my house, a steel door for 7,000 KES and paid school fees for 10,000 KES. (added money from other sources)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have constructed a structure that I intend to put up a poshomill that will help me to get some income.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I constructed a structure to put up a maizemill at a cost of 9,500 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to start a business ( selling maize and paraffin)
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to dig a pit latrine because I have been using my neighbour's for quite sometime.I am also planning to drill a borehole inorder to curb water scarcity that is very common in this area.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest of owning goats.This is because I can sell some in future inorder to raise school fees.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship has been to raise school fees because I don't have a proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when having dinner together with my children because this is the moment I get to bond with them.