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John's family
John
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
63
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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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 building a toilet.I also bought a water tank and paid school fees for my children.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a water tank for collecting money.
 
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 my token payment on adding capital of KES 4,000.I also bought solar lantern,a radio and maize for my family's consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on repairing my house.I also want to pay school fees and start livestock business.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We would like to renovate our house since it's condition is not pleasing.We would also like to spend the rest on school fees since our daughter is joining form one next year.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Looking back,we would say being able to educate our children and seeing them grow up healthy is the achievement we are proudest of.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we have faced is the burden of school fees since we have two children who are going to join form one next year.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get to the market place with my goods since that is the best time when customers are able to buy them.