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Michael's family
Michael
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
38
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought chairs at 15,000 KES and a bull at 20,000 KES. I also bought sand at 10,000 KES and boosted my quarry business with the remaining amount.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I currently have a few possessions which I never owned before such as a bull and chairs.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a goat 4,550KES, utensils and other household items.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy iron sheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to purchase a water tank because it will harvest rain water that we can use for consumption and cooking since we have a problem of water scarcity in this area. I also plan to boost my mining business by hiring some more workers so that we can make more money.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I would say raising and owning livestock is my proudest achievement because they are my greatest source of wealth.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship has been to raise school fees that can enable me send my children to school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the morning when I'm able to organize my workers on how they should work inorder for the work to run smoothly.