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Jack's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 25 iron sheets, a solar panel and gave 5,000 KES to my wife.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I'm currently in a position to obtain food unlike before. Besides, my children are schooling uninterrupted.
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 buying a mattress at KES 4,300.I also bought for my wife a phone at KES 3,000.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 cows. and pay school fees for my family.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer building a house and buying a solar panel with a battery for charging my phone and in lighting my house. I also plan to start a business for myself and my wife. I intend to buy and sell clothes and also buy dairy cattle which
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is being able to pay school fees for my children even when times are tough.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is when my children get sick I find it difficult to get cash to take them to hospital and I also find it hard to buy food that we eat in the house as a family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when my children pass their exams and register good grades.