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George's family
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Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought one still door at 6,500 KES, three still windows at 9,000 KES, 17 bags of cement at 12,750 KES, paid 4,000 KES labour charge, a sofaset at 8,500 KES, paid 3,000 KES school fee for my three children in primary school, bought 40 kilograms of maize at 1,500 KES, gave 3,500 KES to my wife to restart her grocery business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am now in a better house that's more spacious hence accommodates me well with my visiting relatives.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the whole of my token payment on buying 20 iron sheets.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on plastering my house.I also want to buy a steel door,4 steel windows and pay school fees for my sister and children.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to build a bigger house. I live in a small one roomed house. I also plan to build a toilet and to pay school fees for my children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is moving to my own compound. In Luo custom this a big step and so I feel proud. Usually once a man marries they will eventually have to move out of there parents compound and build there own house in a different compound.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face now is lack of enough to build a bigger house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to work.