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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 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy steel-door, sand and 15 bags of cement at 36250 kshs, labor 9000 kshs, l also bought 1 sack at 2800 kshs, l also spent 2200 to buy foodstuffs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because l was staying in a very dusty house which was affecting health wise but now l am staying in a very comfortable house.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought chairs and cushions at a total of 8500 KES, besides I also paid a 1000 transport cost.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to construct toilets and buy steel doors.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend our transfer in the following ways; Buying house furniture,building a kitchen that will also act as my children's sleeping room since they are getting older and I cannot share with them same house and lastly I will use the remaining bit to construct a toilet and start up a small business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement we are proudest of is having been able to build our current house,we used to stay in a smaller house built out of five iron sheets.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face currently in my life is on making decisions with my husband since he never went to school and we mostly differ of most things as I find his ideas not appealing.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is normally during lunch time when my children are back from school and find food prepared for them to eat before they can go back to school. When we eat as a family like that,I become happy.