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John's family
John
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
40
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on plastering and fixing steel windows to my house.I also paid school fees for my son and bought clothes and shoes for my children
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a spacious house now with windows.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying 2 sheep.I am remaing with KES 5,000 which I want to pay for my child's school fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on plastering my house.I also want to buy a cow.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying a cow and plough that I can use in farming. I will also spend my transfer in renovating my house using cement and pay school fees for my children. I will also use the remaining transfer in buying school uniform
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is I was able to get cash through my toil and used it to pay dowry for my wife.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is I have very many kids that is six children and I don't have a stable source of income that I can depend on to sustain them.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go out in the morning to do casual work knowing that at the end of the day I will have some money to buy food for my family.