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Kennedy's family
Kennedy
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
35
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy cow-bulls for farming at 26000 KES, l spent 15000 KES in farming, l also spent 3000 KES of the transfer to pay school fees for my child in secondary school.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l am now using my own cows for farming without spending money to hire for the neighbors.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token on my spouse's hospital bill, medicine and food (9900)
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lump-sum payment on my spouse's funeral arrangements and repayment of monies lent to me during her ailing period.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to pay school fees, build a new home and to invest in business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is having a family. It's my pride to see my wife and kids happy and healthy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is lack of a sustainable income source. As you know farming is seasonal and this is what i depend on.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when i receive some cash from family, friends or some casual job I did in the evening.