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 bought 8 bags of cement at 6,400 KES, four iron sheets at 3,900 KES, 3020 bricks at 21,140 KES, a wire mesh at 7,000 KES, six floor poles at 2,400 KES, used 3,000 KES to dig a pit for a latrine, paid 6,000 KES labour charge.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am no longer in any debt because I used the Token to pay all the debts that I had with Kenya-Women.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid 5000 KES primary school fees for my son then I settled my bank loan using 2500 KES and I spent the remaining 2500 KES on a goat.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I have been having a problem plowing my farm and therefore we will buy 4 oxen using my upcoming lumpsum payment.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to spend the transfer to plaster our house. We also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for our children. We also plan to spend the transfer to pay debt that we owe.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to build a house for our family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have a proper machinery which we can use to plough our farms.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when am able to get profit from my business.