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Michael's family
Michael
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
52
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 15000 KES to enlarge my house, bought a cow 10000 KES, built a pit latrine with 10000 KES, paid school fees 9500 KES and spent some on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now live in a bigger house and have cows which I did not have before receiving transfers.
 
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?
We (with my wife) spent my Token payment on solar lamp for 5,000 KES, primary school fee and assorted food for 5,000 KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We (recipient and spouse) plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on extending our existing house and buying additional bull.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to buy some livestock,then we will expand our house and the last transfer we will set it aside to pay school fees for our child.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that we have taken our children to school .
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is paying school fees for our children since I have a big family,I am taking care of orphaned children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am doing my work.