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Paul's family
Paul
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
63
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on expanding my house and plastering it.I also paid school fees for my son in secondary school.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of paying school fees for my child.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have a spacious house which is strong and doesn't need constant repair.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on paying school fees for my children.i also enlarged and fixed steel windows and doors to my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child is able to stay in school since I was able to pay school fees for him.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the entire transfer to build a pit latrine. I was using my brother's latrine because mine was in a bad condition.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both floor and walls of my house. I'm also planning to pay fee to my son in high school with the remaining portion.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to buy ploughing machine for tilling our farm. Secondly l would wish to build a pit latrine brought down by wind. I would also like to pay school fees for my son who is joining form one next year. Finally l would l
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have struggled to educate my son who has just completed his college.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is poor source of income to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when working in my farm.