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Fredrick
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
33
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time almost 4 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on building a boat and bought fishing nets,since I did not do well in education fishing has been my way of earning a leaving. I did this to enable me get fish to act as a source of income.I Invested part of the money in farming just in case I miss out on fishing,I will be able to have something else to work on.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($484 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to build since I had small house that couldn't accommodates us well with my family, I also pay school fees for my children and bought food with the remaining transfer.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am able to afford basic commodities without much struggles and my new comfortable house that accommodates us well with my family.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($97 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the first transfer on buying m-kopa solar lump that my children can use while reading at night, I also bought 2 bags of maize and spent what remain on buying daily food.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was happy and excited because I was not expecting to received that money during at that particular month.
 
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access_time almost 5 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I'm facing currently is how to get enough food to feed the family due current drought affecting our area.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when I'm back from work and enjoying dinner together with my family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I know my life is going change, because I'm planning to invest on fishing materials and start a second hand clothes business.