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Joseph's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48250 KES ($476 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I bought a cow 20000 KES, built my wife a house with 28000 KES.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a goal of buying water tank.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I have a bull cows for ox-ploughing and a difference of having many other household items I did not have like furniture and bed.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought two bulls for ploughing at 30,000 KES and paid my wife's dowry with the rest.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I currently own bulls for ploughing my farms which I previously never owned.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l bought cautions for my seats , l bought supper drum for water storage . l also bought two goats and a sheep.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to expand my house and plaster my house. l also plan to start a business.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to buy a bicycle for fetching water,we also plan to start a small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement has been buying some livestock and keeping. I have also been able to pay dowry for my wife
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been falling ill all the time and we have not been able to get proper treatment.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when we are sited and talking together as a family