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Walter's family
Walter
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
66
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent a larger portion of the first lumpsum in buying building materials, bought a chair at 8000 KES, poultry at 500 KES and used 2500 KES in buying food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved because previously my house was almost falling but now I have a descent house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a five seater sofa set at 8,500KES, I then added some amount to the remaining cash and bought a sheep at 2,500KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I want to build a new roofed house and then use rest to buy a cow.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to build a house since ours is very small and we would also buy house furniture.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is the little furniture I bought while I was working
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship was loosing my son and everything I had worked for because I was sick and I had to sell everything.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I wake up and see my mother is still around