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Peres
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
54
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($473 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on purchasing two oxen for cultivation purposes and this has made it easier for me to pair with my neighbors oxen hence I can use lesser time on carrying out farming work to socialize with my family members.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
My new goal is to by a dairy cow to get some income through selling the milk from it and support my family financially by taking care of my daily needs.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
The biggest difference in my life is that my living standards have changed as I have two expensive energetic oxen unlike before the transfer where I used to hire oxen for cultivation, this was expensive,now I don't have to worry of the cost and I also don't practice labor exchange with others farmers which used to take most of my time.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second transfer to complete the house i had started building and built a kitchen 49850.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life is now improved because i do not have to think of how to complete my house, i am peaceful since i am in a comfortable complete house and a kitchen to cook in.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought three sheep for 8000 KES and mattress for 2000 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer.
 
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy sand and cement which I will use to plaster my house and pay the construction workers.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having worked as a casual worker for many years and after diligently saving my earnings for a while I was able to educate my four children until they completed high school.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to buy a dairy cow. I cannot afford to buy milk daily, thus I often have to drink tea without milk which is not very good.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is around midday when I am having my lunch together with my family. I am often very happy when I am having a meal.