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Newton's family
Newton
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
67
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 25000 KES of the first lumpsum on paying school fee, bought a bull at 17000 KES and used the rest of the money on buying food for the family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I really feel relieved because finally I managed to sort out the fee problem that I have always experienced.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the whole amount to pay school fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l planning to clear school fees balance for children and buy cow.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying a barbed wire because my wish is to fence my compound to prevent intruders.I am also planning to renovate my house and lastly to buy an oxen plough that will aid in farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that being the first born in our family,I managed to educate my younger siblings beyond secondary level and right now they are independent since most of them are working.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I would say,my biggest hardship is that for the last three years,I have been using a hand hoe to cultivate my farm and this has been a bit difficult for me because my age cannot allow me to bend for long.I have also been surviving on loan to pay school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I attend a church service and I'm able to share the word of God with fellow worshippers.