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Lawrence
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
48
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($465 USD)
access_time over 1 year ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I am a horticultural farmer, so the whole of my third transfer, I spent on tomato farming. I have since harvested though it did not do well.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($488 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I invested my second transfer on leasing a piece of land and farming tomatoes in large scale. I also paid school fees for my niece in secondary school; hoping she will study peacefully and pass her exams.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that in 2-3 months time I will have a good harvest of my tomatoes sell them and say bye bye to poverty. I am looking foward for a good profit from the farm that will change my life completely.Thanks to GD for giving me new life goals.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first cash transfer on paying a debt that I borrowed to harvest my crops. I have kept three quarters of my transfer that I'll use as a business capital. This will enable me earn a daily income.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to spend my upcoming cash transfer on doing a farming project that will earn me income hence ease in fending for my family.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I'm planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for my children in primary school, invest part of it on horticultural farming and lastly use the remaining bit to start a small foodstuffs business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I'm proudest of was when I planted some vegetables which I later sold and used on paying school fees for my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I'm facing is on making ends meet, we're experiencing drought currently which has made it very difficult to plant.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I'm cultivating in the farm.