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James
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
58
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 30000 KES of the first lumpsum in paying school fee for my daughter, used 10000 KES on my daughters medication and used the rest of the money on food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved and I'm so much relieved because I managed to clear school fee for my daughter so she is learning without being sent away for school fee.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the transfer on farming 4000 KES , house repairs 4000 KES and gave my wife 2000 KES to extend her business .
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build A kitchen and an extra room for chicken because currently i am sleeping in the house with the chicken which is not good and also buy water tank my wife got involved in an accident and she is not able to fetch water in a far away distance.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to buy fencing materials with the first transfer,then we will buy a water tank and lastly we will buy cows for farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that we have a land that is productive where we grow crops and sell,others we also eat.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that we have children who are in school and paying school fees is a major problem.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our day is when we are farming since it's our source of income.