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Samwel's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend the money to plaster my house so l bought 12 bags of cement at 8000 kshs, sand at 6000 kshs , labour 3600 kshs l also spend 3500 kshs to buy solar, l bought cow at 16000 kshs, supper-drum at 2000 kshs and l aslo payed 10000 kshs school fees to my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l did not know that l can have a nice house like other people and also to own a cow in my life.
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 expanding my house.I also bought 2 windows and fixed them.I also bought a mattress and chairs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on buying 3 cows and an ox plough.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
First,I'm planning to re-design my house because I want it to have a new look.I'm also planning to buy some household items such as chairs,table,mattresses and blankets since I don't have them.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I'm proudest of is being able to educate my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Lack of enough farm equipments that can aid in farming is my biggest hardship.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I'm able to go to work in my farm because farming is the only source of income I depend on.