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Wilsemleto's family
Wilsemleto
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
41
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought poles and timber (8900 KES) iron sheet (12260 KES) nails (1880) and built a kitchen. Settled a debt (5000 KES), paid school fees (10000 KES) bought steel door (7000 KES) and the rest on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is having built a kitchen where we can cook and host visitors comfortably.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 8,000KES for school fees for my child who had been sent away from school, and spent the rest on groceries for household use.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to sink and construct a pit latrine, buy cement and cement the floor and walls of my house. I also plan to buy barbed wire and fence my home.
 
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access_time over 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my children. I also plan to spend the transfer to build a kitchen where my children can sleep. I also plan to spend the transfer to start a small business that will add up to my income.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to build a house for my family. I was able to construct it after saving money that I get from fishing.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when my family was faced with hunger. I am a fisherman and it is not a reliable source of livelihood because during off peak seasons, my income becomes lowest. This means that my family suffers.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when am fishing in the Lake. Its my only source of livelihood and I feel happy about it.