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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When I received my first lumpsum transfer,I bought the necessary building materials including 26 iron sheets at 15600 KES , timbers at 5000 KES, a lorry of murram at 4000 KES and I saved the remaining 25400 KES awaiting to finish accomplishing my construction project.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am now living a healthier life since I started receiving transfers from GD: I take better meals that make me live longer day by day, the biggest difference in my daily life.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 2000 KES on a mattress, 3000 KES on a bed, 1000 KES on my grandchild's school fees and 800 KES on my treatment.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan on building ahouse and buying goats.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to build a new house because my current house is old, I will also buy an ox-plough and a bull for farming, buy household furniture such as a bed and chairs and use the remaining amount on my grandchild's school fee.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that I am a hard worker, I work hard and raise money to buy food and clothes for my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is poor health. I have persistent back ache and so I can not work as hard as I used to.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up feeling well.