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Leonida's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($473 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
"I spent my third transfer on constructing a house because I had old roofed house which cost me a lot on frequent repair during raining session."
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
"My new goal is to buy a dairy cow that will supply me with milk and sell extra for my daily upkeep.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because, I save same extra cash for my daily upkeep that I could have use to repair my old roof since I built a new house."
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second transfer to buy materials and built a big kitchen; i bought 17 bags of cement 11050 KES, poles 18150 KES, transport charges 2000 KES, dug a pit latrine 8000 KES, sought treatment 2000 KES and paid debt 10000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that i have a pit latrine, i do not have to go to the bush.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
The Token hasn't been used yet.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to fence my compound with a barbed-wire then erect a chicken house.
access_time almost 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying wire mesh and poles using the first transfer so that I can fence my compound, I will spend part of the transfer on building a kitchen and a toilet. The final transfer I will spend on paying school fees for my child who is in secondary school and part of it I will use it to buy two cows that I can keep on my farm.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is that I have been able to take care of my children and take them to school even though I am a widow.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that I am getting old and I still have a child in school who depends on me for school fees and this is a challenge for me.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I wake up in the morning and sweep my house. This make me happy as my home is clean.