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Phinter's family
Phinter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
faceAge:
20
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($495 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l use the first 10000 kshs to buy furniture so am sitting very comfortably.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought chairs with a larger portion of the transfer. I also purchased grains for family consumption
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy a motorbike for transport business purpose.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to open up a business to generate income to support my family. Secondly l would wish to expand my house because it is enough to accommodate my family. Finally l would like to pay school fees for my children who ar
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have worked hard and built our own house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is poor source of income to support my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when I receive help from my relatives.