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Wycliffe's family
Wycliffe
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
32
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($475 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer to boost my hotel business for 27000 KES and to repair my car for 20000 KES
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
The new goal i have which i didn't have before receiving the transfer is to build a permanent house.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different as i have a car which i use in transport business. I also earn extra cash from the hotel business.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time almost 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 35,000KES of the second transfer on capital to open a grocery shop, and paid 10,000KES for school fees for my 2 children in high school.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that atleast I now have a source of income, unlike before when I really had financial difficulties.
 
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 cleared a bank loan of 10000 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a house and a pit latrine with the upcoming lumpsum transfer.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to start a business which will provide income to us. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy bulls and oxen plough which will help us during ploughing.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have tried and managed to construct iron roofed house and plastered the floor.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have a reliable source of income which we can use to pay school fees for our children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am having dinner with my family.