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Amos's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a cow for 15,000 KES, building a house for 30,000KES, and food for my family for 5,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I am a proud owner of a lovely new house, and soon my cow will deliver so I can also become a livestock farmer in future.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the whole amount to pay collage fees for my son in collage.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to build a spacious house
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to build a new house because the house we are staying in for my late wife so l would wish to build my new wife her own house. Finally l would like to buy cows for gazing so that I can use them to pay school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievements are that l have struggled to buy iron sheets and nails ready for building a house. Secondly l have also bought a cow for milking.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to pay school fees for my son in technical school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening after getting some construction jobs and earning money knowing that my family will be able to feed well.