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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Receiving this money means a decent house for my family. My house is small, grass hatched and the walls are almost falling off. I will use KES 40000 to build a better house with two rooms and an iron sheet roof. I will also spend KES 20000 to buy a new bed and mattress to replace the old ones which do not give me nice sleep. The rest of my transfers will be invested in my children's education.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My dream of educating my child to university came true in August. I almost lost hope because I could not raise school fees for her. Lucky enough, I was able to sell my piece of land worth KES 100,000. I was able to pay school fees and I am now glad my daughter is studying peacefully in university.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Financial struggles have really weighed me down. This is because I am a palm wine tapper, a seasonal job. Due to the low seasons that we are experiencing at the moment I am struggling provide for the basic needs of my family. I have 3 children to feed, clothes and educate