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Joseph's family
Joseph
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
60
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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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 25200 kshs to buy 40 iron-sheet, timber at 4800 kshs , windows at 5000 kshs , still door 7000 kshs the last amount of 10000 kshs l spend to buy furniture.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l my children were doing their homework while sitting on the floor but now they can write comfortably using the furniture.
 
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?
I bought and fixed a metal door and windows in my house which i had started building, but had not finished.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy cement and cement the floor and walls of my house to make the house more presentable.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to expand our house by adding some more extra rooms,this is because our house is small such that when our church visitors come visiting,some of them do sit outside hence this is embarrassing. We are also planning to drill a borehole inord
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of is being able to send our children to school and providing them with basic needs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I would say our biggest hardship has been lack of proper source of income.This is because we only depend on farming and the burden that is before us is huge.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the afternoon while taking lunch together with my family because that is the time I get to bond with them.