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Alfred's family
Alfred
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
25
homeHousehold Size:
1
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($482 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent part of my third transfer on buying two calves and a goat which I intend to sell later at a higher price and use the money to pay my fees. I also bought more clothes, bed and a mattress because I was previously using old ones. The remaining amount went on processing transfer of my education from Uganda to Kenya which unfortunately has not been successful to date.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to pay school fee for my sister for 20000KES, i gave my parent 5000KES to support her business. 20000KES i have banked for my college fee coming next year and the remaining 5000KES i spent on other household expenses such as food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is the transition from stressful life to happy life full of brighter future and hopes. Can't wait to go to college next year.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought my clothes at 3,750 KES, one mattress at 2,800 KES, three bedsheets at 200 KES, three chickens at 2,400 KES.y
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to build an iron roofed house with cemented walls and floor.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to go back to college and further my studies.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement I can't say I have any since my schooling stopped because of lack of school fees.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that we have no source of income and meeting our daily needs is very hard.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is the evening when am playing football with my friends it makes me happy.