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Maxwel's family
Maxwel
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
24
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
access_time over 5 years ago
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The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on building a new house because my other house was very old and almost collapsing. I also settled some fee arrears which I was owing in my former secondary school and I was able to get my school leaving certificates. I then spent the rest of the money on leasing some rice fields which I have already planted with rice and I am now waiting for the harvest.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have seen great change in my life and I can confidently say that I am not as poor as I was before GD started giving me assistance.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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Enrolled
access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer to enroll for a course in motor vehicle mechanics.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is building my own house after I saved money and bought iron sheets bit by bit.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing is lack of money to pursue a motor vehicle mechanics course.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am relaxing in my house listening to music over the radio.