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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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Susan's family
access_time 7 hours ago
Susan received a $472 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on purchase of a Generator set for 40,000 KES to support irrigation for our vegetable Project . We grow kales, cow peas and other traditional vegetables.Before we received GD Financial support we used a bucket to water the vegetables and it was an uphill task."
Lilian's family
access_time 8 hours ago
Lilian received a $470 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on house construction materials in readiness for relocation to our own piece of land hopefully soon. I also bought a heifer as an investment."
Jane's family
access_time 9 hours ago
Jane received a $494 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on buying land (0.5acres) to help me put up my home since our ancestral land is too small and my husband and I have no share."
Eunice's family
access_time 9 hours ago
Eunice received a $494 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on building a kitchen since we had no kitchen and I used to cook from the outside with all the changing and inconveniencing weather conditions. I spent the balance on plastering our existing main house."
Janet's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Janet received a $23 initial payment.
"My life is currently different because of the poultry that I bought, this being my first transfer. It is a source income that I did not have initially."
Janeth's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Janeth received a $23 initial payment.
"my new goal is to participate in table banking with some of my neighbors to pool money for one person every month so that one can do a reasonable project and get it complete.this will help us to have real economic improvements."
Jackton's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Jackton received a $23 initial payment.
"My new goal that I did not have before receiving the transfer is to purchasing a ploughing machine which will make work easier in the farm."
Mercy's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Mercy received a $23 initial payment.
"My life is currently in a better position since I can afford all my basic needs using returns of my casual work.This is because I can only use what I get to spend on my household needs unlike before when I had to forgo them for fee.I am living happily and able to save some money for other projects."
Selphar's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Selphar received a $494 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on materials for plastering our house, though the work is did get completed since as a couple we experienced other emergencies that interfered with our plans."
Jemimah's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Jemimah received a $23 initial payment.
"My new goal is to purchase two dairy cows for milk production or even that I can sell the offsprings later on incase of any emergency that might occur."