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Godwin's family
Godwin
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($474 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third cash transfer to purchase 10 packets of cement worth 6500KES,sand 6000KES,paid workers 5000KES,a sofa set 14000KES,clothes 2000KES and bought food with the rest of the money.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
Yes,my new goal is to further my studies by going to college and fence my compound.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is difference than it would have been if I never received the transfer since I have managed to build a big house and clear the large amount of school fees that was remaining.
 
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 the whole of the first lumpsum on building a home.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am at peace and settled because I no longer have to seek for shelter from neighbors together with my family because I now have a home.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to pay school fees of 4000 kshs for my children in academy, the remaining balance l spent to buy food in the house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build my own house since l am staying in my grandmothers house.
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to construct a house for my family being that am homeless. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy furniture and foodstuffs. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have worked hard and managed to buy a sheep.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have our own house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I manage to get food for my family.