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Fred's family
Fred
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
20
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent 12000 kshs to buy furniture, l also spent 10000 kshs buy 3 sheep, l spent 10000 kshs to pay collage fees for my wife, the remaining balance l spent to start a small scale business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has really changed because am eating well because the business is doing well.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a cow worth 6,000 KES.I also bought chairs with the remaining portion.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to invest a larger portion of the transfer in livestock. I'm also planning to invest the rest in retail shop business.
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use the first transfer to buy household items. Secondly l would wish to buy oxen to help do farming. Lastly l would like to use the rest of the money to buy motorbike to help generate income to support my family.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l managed to build a house because I did not have any where to live.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to continue with my education.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when coaching children from neighborhood.