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Christopher
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
40
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($481 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used the last transfer to buy two cows and two sheep. I am currently proud to own these domestic animals. My cow recently gave birth and I get milk everyday, something that makes me so happy.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on building a new house for my family,the cost of construction amounted to 30,000 KES and bought a cow at 19,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is having built a new house because the old one was almost crumbling down on us.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought 5 iron sheets for 3,150 KES, poles for 4,500 KES and the rest was spent on buying food in the house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to construct a new and bigger house as the current one is very small.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Fisherman
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is being able to raise money and buy my own livestock makes me feel good whenever I see them grazing.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest harship I face in my life is that my income is very low and so becomes challenging to Carter for my family's wellbeing.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is after work(my fishing) and from it I have been able to make money makes me feel satisfied.