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Hezron's family
Hezron
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my entire transfer to expand my house (49500)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
GD has helped me pay school fees for my children in good time. I also have a bigger house with space where we can eat, store our stuff and where children can read from. Thanks to GD.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the money on paying school fees for my child.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to build rooms for business and rent them out so that I can earn an income.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to pay school fees for my children which is the big headache that I have,I will also buy some livestock that I will keep.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I am educating my children. And also through my hard work I have been able to buy a solar panel which my family use to light the house with and my children can also read at night.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is sickness and lack of money to pay fees for the children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am working.