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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. Learn more about how recipients opt in to share their stories.
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Victor's family
Victor
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
38
homeHousehold Size:
4
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($494 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my transfer to buy seven window frames and glasses (49500)
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I had a house but no windows so the rains would cause destruction in my house but this transfer enabled me to get seven windows for my house now we are not in the cold.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 8 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
We spent my Token payment on sofa set for 6,000 KES and dry maize for 4,000 KES.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
We are planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment mainly on constructing a new house.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to start a business, pay dowry and to buy household items that I lack.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement am proudest of was moving out my parents compound to my own home. I feel proud because now am independent and can make my decisions without consulting my parents.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is lack of a sustainable income source to sustain my wife and children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I go to work. I feel happy because I know at the end of the day my children will have food.