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Paul's family
Paul
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
50
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 35 bags of cement for 35000 KES and spent 15000 KES to finish up my rental houses.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have built rental houses which tenants have already occupied. I am happy because I now have a source of income.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 6,000 KES to pay my three children in primary school fee. I also bought a goat with the remaining amount.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both walls and floor of my house with the coming transfer.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to use the first transfer to buy beddings for my children. We plan to use the second transfer to pay school fees. We also plan to use the third transfer to buy oxen plough for farming both for our household and for hire.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have managed to build iron roofed house for the family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced is that of low income hence making it difficult to satisfy all our basic needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is during morning hours when am busy doing garden work on my farm