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Joseph's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I built a kitchen that cost me 24000 KES, I bought an oxen at 15000 KES, I bought a solar panel at 5000 KES and spent the remaining amount of my lumpsum transfer on 2 goats that cost 5000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I never had a spacious room for my children. They were being rained on as they run to sleep to my neighbor's house on a daily basis. GD has enabled me to build a kitchen that is more spacious for both cooking and sleeping for my household members.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy bedding, l also bought radio and clothes for the children.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to build a kitchen , l also plan to pay school fee and to buy a cow.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to build a kitchen and buy some beddings,and pay school fees.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement has been building the house we are living in
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been not being able to take our children to school and finding ways to feed ourselves.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Our happiest time is when we are roasting maize eating together.