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Kings's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying 2 cows.I also paid university fees for my son.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I was able to take my son to university.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the entire transfer to pay fees to my son in collage.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to plaster my house with a portion of the transfer while the rest I'll use to buy a water tank.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to use the transfer money to renovate the house. We also plan to use part of it to pay school fees. We also plan to buy water tank for roof catchment water harvesting.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that am proud of is that I have managed to pay school fees for two of my children up to University level.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that my wife has been sickling and this has lowered her productivity thereby impacting negatively on our income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am able to provide food for for my family.