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David's family
David
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
40
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 40 bags of cement at 30,000KES, paid 13,000KES labor charge, used 3,000KES to prepare food for the workers. Am still having 3,000KES cash.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now having a good house that can accommodate visitors and
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to clear my son's fee arrears. I also bought a wheelbarrow with a portion of the remaining amount while the rest I spent on family foodstuffs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both walls and floor of my house because at the moment it is earth and requires frequent repairs. Apart from that, I'm planning to buy some nice chairs.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to save this cash for school fees. Our eldest child is in form two and we have two more joining Secondary School next year.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is taking care of my family. All my children are in school, I manage to feed them and pay for their medical bills. That's my pride.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face now is the burden of school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when having dinner with my wife and kids.