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Odumbe's family
Odumbe
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
70
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent on building my son a house at 17,000 KES. Moreover, I bought two cows at 33,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I currently own cows which otherwise I wouldn't be owning given my low financial capability. On the other hand, my son currently owns a house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying a mattress,utensils and uniform for my children.I also bought maize for my family.
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 buy chairs.
 
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access_time 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to expand my house because it is small,I am also planning to buy household furniture's and bedding so that I can stay comfortably.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I would say that giving my children the best education is the achievement I can talk of because they now have good jobs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I would say my inability to raise school fees for my grandson is my biggest hardship because right now, I am jobless and I only depend on farming for sustainability.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is dinner time because this is the time when we truly bond and talk with my family.