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Newsfeed > Barnabas's Profile
Barnabas's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to build my house so l bought nails 1500 kshs, poles 6340 kshs, timber 2000 kshs
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to buy an ox plough for farming.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I'm planning to spend my transfer on the following ways;Buying iron sheet and change my roof material which is currently thatched and leaks during rainy seasons, I also intend to start a saloon business for my wife to keep her busy at same time generate some small income from it and lastly would wish to buy some plough to help with farming around.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is being able to take care of my family through farming which I do commercially and able to get some income.I am able get daily food for my family through that.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in my life currently is on my leaking roof which makes it a night mare during rainy seasons and the fact that I have my family in this same house is even worse since we have to change locations at night just to get a dry place.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when we gather together as a family in the evening to take our evening meal,it gives me happiness to see my children happy as they share stories of their day at school.