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George's family
George
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
29
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48250 KES ($476 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent 38000 KES of my second transfer on building an iron roofed house.I also bought 3 goats at 7000 KES ,a set of chairs and a blanket.
Do you have any new goals that you didn't have before receiving the transfer?
I have a new goal of starting a shop business.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have an iron roofed house and have paid my dowry to my wife.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on paying dowry for my wife.I also bought a piece of land at 20,000 kES and bought iron sheets.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I fully own my wife and my in laws respect me.
 
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 spent the entire transfer to buy a bull which will form part of the bride price.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We(my spouse and I) are planning to use some money to buy a cow and also purchase a parcel of land with the remaining as we wait for the last transfer to build my home on that land.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to buy land and build a house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that we are proud of is that we have managed to get married and we now have kids together and are happy as a family
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that our parents died long ago while we were still young and there life has been harsh to us in terms of getting food. Shelter and even clothing.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our day is in the evening when we are able to get food to eat together as a family.