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Mebo's family
Mebo
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
32
homeHousehold Size:
7
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 32 iron sheets at 28,000 KES, roofing poles at 5,600 KES, wall poles at 5,500 KES, seven and half kilograms of nails 4,000 KES, used 2,500 KES on transportation, one sack of maize at 2,600 KES then used the rest on food for the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life is now better because I feel at peace.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I hired land for maize and sorghum farming at 5,000 KES, paid 3,500 KES debt and spent the rest on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to refurbish my house and to educate my children.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to build a house, buy a cow and lease a piece of land.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement that we can think of is having bought two cows and later on after rearing them sold them at a profit and bought four cows.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is lack of enough money to enable me begin saving school fees for my son who will join secondary school in the year 2017.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when we wake up in the morning and go to the farm or do chores in our home.