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Charles's family
Subsistence farming
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 spent the transfer to buy 2 cow-bulls at 44000 kshs, l spent the remaining a mount to buy 2 sacks of maize.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because l now have my own cow-bulls for farming, so l will have easier way of farming.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 5000 KES of my token payment in weeding my farm and the remaining 5000 KES of it on food and 2 chickens for my family.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am lacking a house and therefore I am planning to build an iron-roofed house of 35 iron sheets using my upcoming lumpsum payment.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to construct a new house being that the one we currently have . We also plan to spend the transfer buy a cow and some bulls. We also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for our children in future. This is through saving Money.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have tried and managed to build a house for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I lack a stable source of income to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am having dinner with my family.