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Pamela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Tailoring
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
5
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($497 USD)
access_time 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spend 20000 kshs to pay school fees for my daughter in form one, l also spend the money to renovate the house so l bought sand 5500 kshs, paint 2000 kshs , l also use 2000 kshs to pay labour the remaining 20000 kshs l use to add more stack into my business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l did not know that my child could go to school, because since she did her class eight she has been at home, but because of the GD l have manage to take her to school.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used 5,000 kES to pay my son school fee. I also invested the remaining amount in tailoring business.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to cement both floor and walls of my house because it's in bad condition. I'm also planning to pay fee to my son in high school with the remaining amount.
 
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access_time over 3 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer on my children's education. I have two children, one is joining form one, and another college.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to educate my first daughter through her high school. My husband died when she was just in class two. Knowing that she is about to join college makes me very happy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of money. I have really struggled to give my children good education.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon. This is when I am at my tailoring shop, meeting and interacting with my customers.