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George's family
George
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
43
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought iron sheets 73000 KES, cupboard 10000 KES, solar lump 6000 KES, ballast 7000 KES, sand 8000 KES and spending the rest on buying food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
We have a big difference in our daily life because we are now lighting with solar lamp instead of paraffin lamp and we can afford food daily unlike before receiving transfers.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I purchased grains for family consumption worth 3,000 KES. Bought a bible at 1,200 KES. I invested 3,000 KES in retail shop business. I also purchased other foodstuff with the remaining portion.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement the floor of my house because at the moment it is earth. I have a plan of fixing a metal door and windows. I'm also planning to purchase a solar lamp for light provision.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to renovate our house, by plastering the walls and the floor. I also plan to stock cereals like maize and beans that we can consume since we didn't plant this season.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we're proudest of is that we decided to mentor HIV positive households within the village, especially those who were in denial.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face is that we don't have land for farming. We have to rent land for farming or otherwise buy food which is very expensive.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to work, any type of casual job I have been called for.