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Isaya's family
Isaya
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
57
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($467 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my last transfer to finish paying up a land I had bought to farm on the land then the rest of money I used to buy water pipe to transfer water from the water pump to the farm
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 30,000 KES to buy a water pump and another 16,000 KES to buy water pipes. the remaining amount was spent on buying food in the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life has been that I was able to buy my own water pump to use in irrigating my kales and spinach farm. I used to hire a water pump at a cost and this ate into my profits.
 
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 spent 3,000 KES to buy poles and nails for 1,500 KES to construct a kitchen. I also bought a bag of maize for 3,000 KES and a blanket for 2,000 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy a generator to use in pumping water (irrigation) , buy pesticides and lease a farm.
 
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access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to pay my children's school fee I plan to expand my farming business I plan to buy livestock for rearing at home
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am most proud of is my farming business. It's the one that has helped me cater for my family
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is when my father died and I had to quit school in order to help my mother provide for my siblings by doing odd jobs
What is the happiest part of your day?
The Happiest part of my day is in the morning when av woken up with my family and I realize that God still loves me