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Pamela's family
Pamela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
43
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy furniture at 17000 kshs, l am planning to build my house so l bought building materials at 22000 kshs, l also bought utensils at 4000 kshs, clothing 3000 kshs the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l was sitting down but now l have furniture and even l could borrow furniture from friends when l have visitors but now l no longer do that.
 
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 bought a table @ 4,000KES, a bed @ 3,800KES and spent 1,800KES on buying curtains.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to buy cement and cement the walls of my house, buy seats to furnish my house and cattle for keeping. I also plan to build a simba for my son.
 
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access_time almost 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to finish our house and buy household items, we would also set up a business. I would also like to buy some livestock and keep.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that through farming I have been able to support my family and I have also managed to build the house I am living in.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is that we have no source of income to set up a business. I also don't have my own land where I can farm,most of the time I hire land to plough but at times I get bad people who when they see my crops are doing well they chase me away.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am working in my farm.