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James
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
60
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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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 first lumpsum in paying school fee of 10000 KES, settled hospital bills of 8000 KES, paid a loan of 10000 KES, bought a chair at 10000 KES , opened a business using 7000 KES and spent the rest of the money in buying a few households and food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
We are at peace because we managed to settle the loan we owed and my wife is also doing business which gives us daily income.
 
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 bought 4 chairs at 4,000 KES, I paid 3000 KES school fees and spend 1500 on clothing.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I would like to build latrine and kitchen.
 
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What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to expand my business to generate more income to support my family. Secondly l would wish to buy oxen to help us do better farming to increase productivity. I would also like to build a pit latrine to improve the health of my family. Finally l would like to pay school fees for our child who is in form one.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have struggled to educate our children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is when grazzing my life stock.