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Peter's family
Peter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
61
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I bought three sacks of maize for 9750 KES, bought school fees and paid exam fees 5000 KES, paid school fees in college for my son 20000 KES and I have saved 15000 KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a goal of doing fishing as a business.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
The burden of school fees has reduced and I am currently living in a permant house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend the transfer to plaster my house so l bought 16 bags of cement at 13000 kshs, transport 4000 kshs, labor 12000 kshs, l also bought 3 sacks of maize at 10500 kshs , l also bought water-pump at 12000 kshs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My children are eating well and dressing neatly.
 
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 purchased two (2) sacks of maize for family cosumption. I also paid my five children in primary school fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to save most of the transfer to my son who is in class eight so that when next year falls and proceed to form one I'll at least have some cash at hand to pay him school fees and other requiremenrs. I'm also planning to buy other household items with the remaining portion of the transfer.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to use my funds on my children's school fee and start poultry business so that I have a reliable source of income.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I took care of my brothers after my father's death and I am happy that they have their own families today.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have in life is lack of sufficient funds to support my family because I lack reliable source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning before I interact and get bad news or challenges that annoy me.