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Raphael's family
Raphael
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
52
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a water tank @40,000KES for storing water for domestic use.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
water is a problem in this area, I therefore hope to collect rain water during rainy season.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on buying one cow ksh 9500 and spent on meals.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy a water tank.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to buy a 6000 litre water tank to tap rain water, buy a ploughing machine for farming and to renovate my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is providing for my family in terms of food, clothing, shelter and education.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is the burden of school fees. My eldest is to join college, I have several in high school and the younger ones go to private schools.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to the farm.