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Pamela's family
Subsistence farming
homeHousehold Size:
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to build kitchen so l bought building materials at 13700 kshs, labor-charge 5000 kshs, l also spent the transfer to plaster my house so l bought plastering materials at 18550 kshs, labor-charge 9000 kshs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because my children now have a place to sleep in,l am also staying in a nice plastered house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 9300 KES of my token payment on 15 iron sheets and the remaining 700 KES on a packet of sugar and flour for the members of my household.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will complete building my kitchen and plaster my main house with sand and cement with my upcoming lumpsum payment.
access_time over 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to build another house for my children to sleep, improve my main house by cementing the floor and wall, buy a dairy cow and a water tank.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I have been able to buy household furniture through hard work.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in life is having to raise a sick child from eight months until now that she is an adult.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is during the day. This is because I have people to interact with and reduce my stress levels.