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Moses's family
Moses
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
42
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($476 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I bought furniture for 25000 KES, spent 4000 KES for weeding my farm, bought maize 4000 KES, school fees 12000 KES and bought food with 1000 KES.I
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a goal of starting a hardware shop.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My children are now learning comfortably without being sent home often to collect school fees. I have a piece of mind because life is now easier.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend 7000 kshs to pay schools for my daughter in high school, l had a debt of 10000 kshs so l use the money to pay, l bought 2 sacks of maize at 6000 kshs , l also bought two suits at 8000 kshs, l spend 5000 kshs to lease farm, the remaining 10000 kshs l spend in the farm
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am dress well, l am also eating well and my farm also will give me good produce.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent my Token payment on school fee for our children and food
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on fencing our farm to protect our crop against destructive wild animals, and also building a pit latrine
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to invest in my fishing business by purchasing more fishing materials, buy household furniture and start up a small business that involves sales of maize so that I can comfortably provide for my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have a family and I work hard to provide for their needs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in life is lack of funds to feed my family because I solely depend on fishing and sometimes I earn very little from it.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up a live and is ready to work.