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Willis's family
Willis
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
33
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 45000 KES of the first lumpsum in buying building materials and catering for building labor, paid 1500 KES in school and used the rest on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved because I have moved from the squeezed house to a larger house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 5000 KES of the transfer on repairing my sofa set and the remaining part of it on 2 sheep.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on an iron-roofed house.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to build a house,buy some livestock and set up a small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement I don't have any that I can say.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that I have been trying out for jobs but I am not lucky with any. I just keep living from hand to mouth.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when we are relaxing as a family.