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Pamela's family
Pamela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
54
homeHousehold Size:
2
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought a steel door and windows for 13,000 KES, sand for 12,000 KES and 35 bags of cement for 26,000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I managed to enlarge my house and now it is spacious enough and I have also plastered the walls and the floor to strengthen them.
 
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?
l had a small house so l use the money to extend it, l bought 6 iron sheets at 3900 kshs, timber at 1050, poles at 700 kshs , nails 1kg at 250kshs, 21/2 at 460kshs, the remaining balance l add some a mount and bought mattress.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to plaster my house since it is a muddy house.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer to construct a bigger house. I also plan to spend the transfer to plaster my house to accommodate my family members. I also plan to spend the transfer to boost my small business by increasing the capital and thus increase the profit margin.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to buy sheep. I saved a little money which I then used to buy the sheep. I had a bigger plan to buy a cow in future.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is lack of adequate source of income. Life is sometimes hard for us as a family to the extent that we can go without food for a day or two.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am able to get profit from my business.