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Pamela's family
Pamela
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
40
homeHousehold Size:
9
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 5 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
We bought 26 iron sheets for 19,500 KES, Bought murram for 6,500 KES, nails for 5,500 KES and paid 6,000 KES as labour to construct our house. We also bought a mattress for 5,000 KES and paid tithe for 3,000 KES. The rest will be used to buy cement to plaster the walls and floor of the house.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
We have been able to construct anew house as the previous one was old with rusty iron sheets that was leaking, but the current is big and spacious enough and with better roofing.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent on house painting. I bought a motorcycle tyre. I spent the rest of the money on my sister in law's funeral.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to renovate and cement my house, build a kitchen, buy furniture and pay school fees.
 
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access_time over 5 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We have planned to build a better house,buy household furniture and kitchen utensils
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement that we have was the livestock that we had which we used to plough for people with
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship has been not being able to provide for our family well
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of our day is when we are farming since we know we will be able to feed ourselves well.