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George's family
George
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
28
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my first transfer to build a house (32000), paid fees (4000) and bought two cows (15000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I had a small leaking house but now i live in a spacious and comfortable house. I now own two cows that will support my household.
 
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 my Token payment on mattress (4,500 KES), solar Lamp and dry maize(5,500KES).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lump sum buying 4 bulls and a traditional plough.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to construct a new house. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy oxen plough. We also plan to spend the transfer to start a business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that I have been able to build a house for my family although it is leaking.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have a reliable source of income. I am just a peasant farmer.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when am in my vegetable farm weeding.