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Charles
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
56
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy fishing-net at 20000 KES, l spent 15000 KES to pay school fees for my two children in secondary school, l spent 5000 KES, for farming, l bought sheep at 5000 KES, 1 sack of maize at 3200 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because l am using my fishing-net for fishing to meet my daily income.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token on secondary school fees for my two children (10000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to farm tomatoes and vegetables and pay school fees with my upcoming lump-sum payment
 
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access_time 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to buy fruit tree seedlings which I will use to establish an orange and lemon orchard.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having been a fisherman for quite a while and after selling my catch I have always saved a portion of the money. These savings have enabled me to educate my children up to secondary school level and I am still educating some of them.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my children who are in secondary schools and primary schools.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I set off to work, it makes me very happy to know that I will be able to bring something home for dinner.