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Pamela's family
Pamela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
39
homeHousehold Size:
6
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 livestock (2 bulls and 2 goats) worth 35,000 KES. I built a cowshed at 7,000 KES. I topped up some money to the 20,000 KES balance and spent on my mother's funeral.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest in my life is that I currently have possessions that I never had before for instance livestock, a cowshed, chairs and bedding. I used to sleep on a mat but now I sleep on a comfortable bed.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy furniture and l also bought food .
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to plaster my house and also plan to pay school fee, and buy household items.
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to repair our house, buy livestock like sheep and goats and to pay school fees for our child who is joining form one.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The biggest achievement I am proudest of is that I have worked so hard to make ends meet and feed my children and husband
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is poverty and sickness.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to farm