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Walter's family
Walter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my transfer to open an M-pesa business of my own (49500).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I used to work as an Mpesa agent in someone's shop but now i have my own from which i earn more than i used to earn. My life has become better.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 3000 KES on seats, 4000 KES on debt settlement and 2500 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan on setting up an MPesa business.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to open up a business to generate income to sustain my family. Secondly l would wish to buy oxen and ploughing machine to enhance farming to increase productivity. Finally l would like to expand my house because it is very small to accommodate my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have struggled to build iron roofed house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in morning the morning when working in my farm with my family.