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Sila's family
Sila
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
27
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48250 KES ($475 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent 46,000 KES of my second transfer on buying a second hand motorcycle.I also paid money for solar
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of buying chairs to my house.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have my own motorcycle which helps me get daily income.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying 2 cows.I also paid college fees for my wife.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have an investment in terms of the cows I bought
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to pay my two children school fees while the rest I spent on foodstuffs.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to invest a portion of the transfer in livestock business. I'm also planning to purchase my wife a shewing machine.
 
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access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to buy a sewing machine and also engage in livestock trading.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having bought a cow with proceeds from odd jobs I have done.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is the unavailability of a regular source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when I engage myself in a new job in the morning.