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Jacton's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid 15,000 KES school fee for my son in high school, 7,000 KES debt which I had borrowed to pay school fee for my son, bought 9 iron sheets at 5,850 KES, 34 wall poles at 5,100 KES, 15 kilograms of nails at 2,900 KES, fisherboards at 3,250 KES, used 3,000 KES on transportation, 4,500 KES labor charge, used 1,000 KES to prepare food for the workers, bought school uniforms for my two children at 1,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now in a spacious and well ventilated house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on paying school fees ksh 5000 , ksh uniform,shoes , ksh 2900 we bought food at home.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to clear school fees for my children, build a spacious house for my family .
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to build to build a new house, buy furniture and rest we will use to pay school fees
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is farming. I have been able to do a lot through farming. This house I live in, education of my children and sustaining my family is all through my farming activities.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face now is lack of food. The last planting season we did not get a good harvest. So now we have to buy food especially cereals like maize.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up healthy, that means am able to perform my duties.