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Charles's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a second-hand business at 45,000 KES which I use for firewood business. I spent the rest on school fees and food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I'm currently settled and more contented. I used to be anxious and restless since I had no penny and means of a livelihood.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer on paying school uniform and paid their school fee.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to pay school, l also plan to buy to buy water tank.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to buy a water tank of 6000 litres and to do large scale farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is raising my children, my first wife died and I have been separated from my second wife for years. I feel proud for this far I have come with my children
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is sustaining my life and that of my children especially on matters school
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go church mostly morning hours.