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George's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to build my house so l bought building materials at 32450 kshs, labor-charge 4000 kshs, l also paid school fees for my two children in high school and l also bought for them uniforms at 1500 kshs the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l was staying in a very small house but now l am in a spacious house that accommodate me with my family.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my Token payment on my 3 children’s school fee , uniform and text books for 10,000 KES
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on construction of a new house and also paying school fee for my children
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to expand my farming activities. Secondly l would wish to open up a business to generate income to support my family. Finally l would like to pay school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l able to pay school fees for my children though farming.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is poor source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when my children are capable of being in school without being sent home for school fees.