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Josinter's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to repair the roof of my house by replacing the old iron sheets with new ones. Bought chairs worth 8000 KES. Purchased some water containers because I didn't have enough. Paid 8000 KES fee to my sister's child in high school. I also bought a goat and some family foodstuffs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a nice and stable roof. My former roof was too weak and was living in fear because it could be blown of any time by wind.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying a mattress.I also bought clothes and shoes for my children.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.I also want to pay my dowry.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to set up a business and build a house for my family
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I don't have any achievement that I can say off my life has been full of problems
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have is finding ways of meeting our daily needs,I also have chest problem
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I have money because I know I will not sleep hungry