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 spent my first lumpsum transfer on building a kitchen and paid fees and medical bills for my daughter.I also bought a cow,bed and a mattress.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my daughter is alive because of the operation she underwent.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
l spent the transfer to buy food , l paid 3000 for debt that l had , l also use the transfer for medication.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
l plan to plaster my house , l also plan to buy household items.
access_time 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying furniture for my house, I will buy a cow that I can use to plough my farm and build a toilet for my family. I am also planning to buy food that I can consume in my house as I had not planted crops during this p
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is that I was able to buy a dairy cow with the money I got from the sale of the crops that I had harvested.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in my life is in terms of inadequate food as at times I am forced to go a day without a meal.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I go to my farm in the morning to plough it having in mind that I will have some food to feed my family.