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Pamela's family
Pamela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Other
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
3
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($496 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on building an iron roofed house.I also paid school fees for my daughter and started a small business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a spacious house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time over 3 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying a goat and cushions for my chairs.I also payed school fees for my child and started a small business.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.I also want to buy a calf and pay school fees.
 
Enrolled
access_time almost 4 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
House maid
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement i'm proudest of is that i got good harvest in the last season.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i have faced is having undergone terminal illnesses.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I have money to facilitate my daily living.