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Jacob's family
Jacob
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
48
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a cow.I also fixed windows and partly plastered my house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am able to plough a large acre of land with my cow.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to fix my windows.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l want to plaster my house , l want to buy a water tank . l also plan to pay school fee.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend our transfer in purchasing an ox-drawn plough and some four oxen.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of is that we have set our own homestead after staying in our father's home for a very long time.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced as a man is that I grew up as a total orphan and when I married this my wife it was very difficult to start life and so I truly suffered.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our life is when our children get something to eat.