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Mathew's family
Mathew
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
55
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on building a kitchen for my wife.I also added capital to my fish business and my wife started a cereal business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my business is booming.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the entire transfer to pay my son school fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to pay my son's school fees with a larger portion of the transfer while the remaining amount I'll use to buy iron sheets for building.
 
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access_time 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use the transfer in paying school fees for my children, I'm planning on extend my house, use part of the money to buy fishing nets and use the rest for expanding my spouse's business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I'm proudest of is that through fishing I have managed to build a house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I'm facing currently is how to pay school fees and get food for the family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when looking after my livestock.