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John's family
John
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
40
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent the transfer on buying 12 iron sheets ksh 7200, timber (round pole) ksh 8000, ksh 7800,nails ksh 5000, labor ksh 3500, 1 cow ksh 8000, ksh 2000 gave to my wife and the balance i bought those who were helping me meals.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
T he biggest difference is that now i own a house i never thought i old own, and i also have a cow.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used a portion of the transfer to buy family clothes. I also purchased some grains for family consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a nice house and furnish it.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
Planning to build my family a good comfortable house Planning to start a business for my wife such that we have a source of income from her too
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement so far is my family and my home that gives me strength to keep working hard.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship has been getting a source of income for my family
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day are my mornings when I head to the lake and able to get fish that I can sell.