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Edward's family
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend 25000 kshs to pay debt, l also spend the transfer to build poultry house so l bought iron-sheets at 3500 kshs, poles 1500 kshs, labor 1500 kshs, l also bought cloths worth 4000 kshs the remaining 16000 kshs l am still using to complete poultry house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l will be keeping chicken that will earn me a living.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used the entire transfer to build a pit latrine though I haven't finished it.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to invest a larger portion of the transfer in poultry farming. I'm also planning to complete my pit latrine.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to invest in poultry farming, mostly chicken. I want to buy the necessary materials like feeders and to also build a structure to rear them. The rest I will use to build a toilet.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest is that I am self employed. I own a posh mill, it's a maize milling machine. Although I get very little income out of it, I am still proud because it's an asset and I also get to help community members who used to walk long distances looking for a posh mill.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face now is the burden of school fees especially for my eldest child who goes to a private school
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I meet my daily income targets which I set everyday in this motorcycle business I run.