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Zachary
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
49
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought two dairy cows with the entire transfer plus some savings (34000 KES and 20000 KES)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I milk the dairy cow and get income from the milk.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I dug a pond and grew water fern for feeding chicken and cattle.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy a dairy cow, and a cosntruct a cowshed for the cow to sleep in.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to buy another dairy Cow because it has the capacity of producing large quantities of milk for sale and consumption.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement was owning a dairy Cow because I believe most people cannot raise and maintain it.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is lack of access to capital to expand my dairy farming business because it's my main source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the morning when milking my cow because I get large quantities of milk for sale and consumption.