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Joseph's family
Joseph
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on starting a small shop business.I also bought steel windows and a door.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a daily income from my business.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 3,800KES on buying ironsheet, and bought a cow @ 6,400KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to spent the entire transfer as capital to open a grocery shop so that i may have a source of income.
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to start a business with my wife. I also plan to use part of it as dowry.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proud of is that I have managed to get a child and am taking care of him.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when I was seriously sick and I couldn't even perform any duty.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is in the evening when I manage to get a good catch of fish when am from fishing.