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Alphonce's family
Alphonce
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
26
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I lease land for 4000/-, plough for 3500/- buy seeds and fertilizer for 2500/-
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
i can now purchase basic needs from the business i started from the GiveDirectly transfers
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I invested the whole of my token payment on maize farming.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment on 4 oxen.
 
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access_time 8 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 household items for my house. Finally l would like to build a new home for my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled and built my own house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income to support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the the evening when relaxing with my family.