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Kennedy's family
House construction
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?
I gave 7,000KES to my wife to expand on her fruit business, bought 15 iron sheets at 9,000KES, one still door at 6,000KES, 35 wall poles at 7,950KES, 22 roofing poles at 3,300KES, paid 4,000KES labor charge, gave 1,500KES to my mother, bought two sheep at 3,500KES, one lorry of clay soil at 3,000KES, a sack of maize at 2,000KES then added some little amount to the remaining cash and gave 4,000KES to wife to cater for food in the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am no longer lacking the things I wanted because I have a good house and my children are eating well.
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 buy building materials(iron sheets and timber) which I'll use to build a new house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house with a larger portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to pay fee to my son in high school.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to expand my house since its small and my family is large. I also plan to pay fees for my daughter who cleared her primary school.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is that I built my grand mother a house which has made me proude.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that I have I child who is not able to talk and needs to be operated but money is the problem.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I have a job and am making money.