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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50000 KES ($493 USD)
over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent 47,000 KES of my first lumpsum transfer on buying a posho mill.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have owned a machine that I always wanted to own in my life
10000 KES ($98 USD)
almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I gave hardware guy KES 5000 as deposit for building materials that I will pick when I receive KES 50000. I bought my kid school uniform and I used on food.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I will use the money on building material a posho mill. I will use the rest to buy the mill.
8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to buy a posho mill.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I have gotten good harvests whenever I plant.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is paying school fees for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
When i am weeding my farm in the morning.
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