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Richard's family
Richard
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Tailoring
faceAge:
48
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought iron sheets at Kshs. 9500. I used Kshs. 400 on transportation services
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have managed to have what I desired and that is my house which is now bigger than my previous house
 
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 bought 15 sheets of ironsheet with the 10,000KES as part of materials for building an iron roofed house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house. I also plan to pay school fees for my children and sheep for keeping.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to invest in my tailoring business, fence my compound so I can do horticultural cropping, expand my house because its small and I host many church visitors being that I am a pastor, and use the rest on my children's education.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proudest that I have worked hard and built my own house from my tailoring business.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is poor health. I have lived with asthmatic condition for many years and this prevents me from working hard.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up a live.