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Silvanus's family
Silvanus
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
43
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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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?
I used my transfer to buy materials to build a new house (47000), bought a bag of maize and food (3700)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I had a small house but now i have a spacious house and food is not a problem as before.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought plastic chairs with a portion of the transfer. I also paid my two children in high school fees.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build iron roofed house. My current house is in bad condition but never managed to repair it due to financial constraints. I'm also planning to pay fees to my children in high school.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to expand our house which is small
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that my family has a roof over there head
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been ailing and finding treatment is not easy
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part is when I come home from work and having something for my family