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 used my transfer to buy a mattress (7000), chairs (15000), a sheep (3000), a bag of maize (3000), a bed (5500), clothes (2500), iron sheets (5400), supper drum (2000) and paid secondary school fees (5000).
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have acquired many assets within a short period and i am sure i will expand my house because i have all the materials ready.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spend 5000 kshs to pay school fees and the remaining 5000 kshs use to dig pit latrine.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l am planning to a more spacious house and buy furniture.
access_time almost 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfers on paying school fees,expanding our house,buying cattle for keeping and finally get a water tank.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is having been able to move from a single thatched house to a two roomed iron house.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in my life currently is sharing my two roomed house with my already older children whom I would wish to have a separate house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day happens when I go to my usual business in the morning hoping for a better day of sales.