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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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Shem's family
Shem
landscapeCountry:
kenya
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
30
homeHousehold Size:
6
workCampaign
Standard Kenya
Upcoming Stage
Next Payment
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($493 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
l spent the transfer to pay debt of 15000 kshs, paid dowry of 20000 kshs, l bought goat and sheep at 7300 kshs, l also spent 7000 kshs to improve my business.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because my business is now doing well and l am getting my daily income.
 
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?
I spent to buy seats at Ksh 7000 and the remaining Ksh 2800 we spent on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will spend the next transfer to pay dowry, buy a mattress,buy a cow and the rest on food.
 
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access_time over 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I have planned to build a house which is bigger for my family
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement I have was building the house am in.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship was when I lost twins the same month,it was so difficult I had no money and no one to assist.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am working at the school where am employed as a gates man.