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Pamela's family
Pamela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
43
homeHousehold Size:
8
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid secondary school fees for my 2 sons with 30000 KES of my first lumpsum transfer, I spent 10000 KES on a heifer and I constructed a semi-permanent house of 20 iron sheets with the remaining 10000 KES.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
If it were not GD, my children could have not gone past form one and I am now proud of this. GD has elevated our entire household education level since I am now certain that every one of us have attained the ordinary level of education which is now a big difference in our daily life.
 
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 iron sheets (10000).
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a kitchen, pay school fee and buy a cow.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to pay school fees. This is my main plan because I have three kids in high school and one in a technical training college.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of is that I have been able to continue educating my kids even after their father passed on. He was the breadwinner so fitting in his shoes hasn't been easy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is maintaining my business to ensure it's sustainable and making profits, since its the main source of our livelihood.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to my businesses place in the morning.