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.
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I spent 18000 KES on a bull, 10700 KES on asteel door and 2 windows, 3600 KES on 4 bags of cement and 3500 KES to set up mandazi business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I feel more secure having installed steel door and windows. I am also an independent women since starting my own food business.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my token payment on buying a mattress, and my children’s clothes. I paid an outstanding debt of 2,000KES, and bought 20 jerrycans for fetching water.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend your upcoming lumpsum payment on building a pit latrine, buying cement for plastering my house and buy livestock’s. I will also build a small kitchen, buy a solar panel, and start a business.
access_time 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on renovation of my house, I will buy a mattress and build a kitchen. I will also buy furniture for my house, I will buy a cow and some chicken so that I can rear. I will also use part of the transfer in paying school f
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I managed to buy a cow for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that I am a widow and I have five children so getting them food to eat, medicine when they are sick and paying school fees for them is really a big problem for me.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go to my farm very early in the morning and this gives me hope that I will have food to feed my family.