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We check in with people at each stage of the cash transfer process to see how things are going. Take a look at some of their stories as they appear here in real-time. Learn more about how recipients opt in to share their stories.
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Everline's family
access_time 1 day ago
Everline received a $463 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on taking my son for a vehicle mechanical course. I also bought some money on buying building materials that I used to build a more spacious house. I used to have a very squeezed house that could not accommodate me and family."
Florence's family
access_time 1 day ago
Florence received a $473 initial payment.
"The moment i recieved my money, i got so happy to extent of losing sleep that night. It was after the phone message of money being sent woke me up from sleep. "
Benta's family
access_time 2 days ago
Benta received a $462 third payment.
"I spent my spent my third transfer on buying a sofa set seat, bed and mattress.I smeared my house which I had build with the second transfer and now its nicely aligned .I also bought food for my family's consumption."
Violet's family
access_time 2 days ago
Violet received a $483 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on enrolling my daughter in a boarding high school and right now I can say that I have a peace of mind since being a day scholar she used to come home late at night and the likelihood of engaging in risk activities that could lead to her being a school drop -out were high .I also bought food and she -cow too."
Sarah's family
access_time 2 days ago
Sarah received a $463 third payment.
"Having built a decent spacious house with new iron sheet roof from a grassed thatched one with the second transfer .I spent my second transfer on cementing the external walls of this house and now its beautifully aligned and I enjoy the comfort that comes from it. I bought food for my family's consumption ,household utensil and a she -cow too."
John's family
access_time 2 days ago
John received a $464 third payment.
"My grandmother had just passed on when I received my third transfer, so most of it I spent on the funeral expenses. The remaining I spent on buying a cow which I later had to sell to build my father a house."
Florence's family
access_time 2 days ago
Florence received a $464 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer buying building materials that I used to construct a bigger house as the one I had before was too small. I also paid school for my children in secondary school."
Nerea's family
access_time 2 days ago
Nerea received a $463 third payment.
"I used to feel stressed and frustrated living in a mud house that needed frequent smearing hence I spent my third transfer on cementing my house of which I no longer have to search for cow-dung to smear my previous mud house that is a relieve which I never saw it coming .I fixed a wooden door .I also bought a goat too."
Dorcas's family
access_time 2 days ago
Dorcas received a $463 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on building a new house after I bought building materials using the second transfer. My previous house was too squeezed. The remaining I spent on food for my family consumes."
Teresa's family
access_time 2 days ago
Teresa received a $454 third payment.
"I spent the larger part of my third transfer on building a kitchen where I can cook and my children can also sleep in as before the transfer it was hard to sleep in the small squeeze house with all my elderly children forcing some of them to sleep on the floor to save space to accommodate all of them . I also renovated my house by putting a roughcast wall finishing .I have saved some money 25,000 KES which I was planning to use it on buying a cow."