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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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
l am staying in a very nice spacious comfortable house.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought solar at a cost of 8,000 KES, beside that I also paid 1000 KES as offering.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to buy wet cell battery and plaster the entire house.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend it towards repairing my boat. I am also planning to construct a new house that will protect me from all odds because this one is old and in a very bad condition.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I would say,educating my children is the achievement I am proudest of because they are now self reliant.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is that I don't have enough money to seek treatment for my sickness. This is because I have a growth in my stomach and I am supposed to go for an operation but unfortunately, I cannot raise that money.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the evening because it is the time I take my goods to the marketplace to sell inorder to make money.