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Benter's family
Benter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
41
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built a spacious iron roofed house and bought other building materials for my son.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I currently own a large house which is suitable for my guests unlike previously when I lived in a crowded one.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a blanket and a mattress. I also paid 5,000 KES fees to my daughter in high school.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to enlarge my house because it is small in size. I'm also planning to build a kitchen where I'll prepare my dishes and even serve as my childrens' sleeping house.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend this money to pay school fees for our children and the other part as capital for some small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of is that we have managed to take our children to school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we have faced is the inability to get adequate food for our children and other basic necessities.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our day is when we have the opportunity to go to the shamba.