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Odembo's family
Odembo
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
56
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on building an iron roofed house.I also paid school fees for my child,bought 1 sack of maize and bought food for my family.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goals are plastering my house and buying a water tank.
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 never received the transfer because I have a spacious house.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on building an iron roofed house for my son.I also bought a sewing machine,leased land and ploughed.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my son have a house now.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Bought furniture
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Repair my house and pay school fees
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to pay fees for my children and then rebuild my house
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have good record and am very honest in what I do
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I that my eyes are very painful I have tried getting treatment but it has not been easy
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is that I take good care of my family with the little income I have