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Pamela's family
Pamela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
42
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought 35 iron sheets for 25,000 KES and a bull for 20,000 KES. The rest of the transfer was spent on other daily HH expenses.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I constructed a pit latrine with the first transfer and now I do not have to go to the bush to answer calls of nature. The bull I bought also helps me in ploughing my farm.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 9,700 KES to construct a pit latrine.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to buy iron sheets and poles to enlarge my house and also buy some goats.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend our transfer on building a bigger house,buying two bulls for ploughing and lastly paying of school fees for our children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of is being able to build our current house and paying school fees for our first born child up to the college level where she is training to be a teacher.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we face currently is paying school fees for our children without no sure source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our day is during lunch time when our children are able to feed and go back to school.