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Jactone
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
50
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on plastering and expanding my house.I also paid school fees for my children,bought cloths and food for my family.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of buying a water tank.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have a neat and permanent house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer paying school fees on.I plan to paint my roof and plaster my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my children in school because I paid school fees.
 
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 used the transfer to send my daughter who was joining form one to school.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both walls and floor of my house because it is dusty. I'm also planning to invest the rest in stone mining.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We were planning to spend three quarters of the transfer on school fees since that is our major concern. We were also planning to boost our quarry business because it is the main economic activity in this are and we heavily depend on it.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I can talk of is that I attained the highest level of college education and I'm lucky that I secured a job as teacher.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Our biggest hardship has been to raise school fees because we have so many children and we are supposed to send each of them to school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the morning because that is the best time when I'm able to organize my workers to start working in the quarry so that at the end of the day,we earn some income to take home.