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Solomon's family
Casual labour
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l am planning to build my house so l have bought some building materials at 48000 kshs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because l now have hopes that l am going to have a comfortable house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 4,000 KES to pay my son in high school fee. Bought two goats at 5,000 KES. I also purchased foodstuffs for family consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to enlarge my house because my current house is too small. I'm also planning to invest the rest in livestock.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the first part of my transfer to clear school fees balance that my son still owes the school.I also plan to spend the other portion to extend my house so that it can accommodate my expanding family.Lastly,I plan to pay my wife's dowry.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest of taking care of my children plus the orphans whom my late brother left behind and also ensuring that they go to school on a daily basis without being sent away.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship has been to live in a squeezed house with ten children since it is not comfortable especially during night time when some of my children have to find a place where to sleep.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I'm relaxing and listening to gospel music that uplifts me spiritually.