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Joseph's family
Joseph
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
67
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a lorry of sand at 9,000 KES, one still door at 7,500 KES, two still windows at 6,000 KES, a cow at 13,000 KES, a sack of maize at 2,800 KES, used 10,000 KES to boost my animal business then used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My animal business is now very stable and my family is happy.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid secondary school fees for my 2 children with 8000 KES and I spent the remaining 2000 KES on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to expand my main house and plaster it with sand and cement with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment.
 
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access_time 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to buy a cow which l can later sale to get money to pay school fees for my son. Secondly l would wish to cement my house because maintaining mud house is very expensive. Finally l would like to buy household items for my house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that we have struggled to educate our son upto forth form.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when working in my farm.