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 ($491 USD)
almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on paying my college fee becouse i dropout of college because my parent couldn't afford to pay for my college fee.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that hopefully I'll finished my college, get a job and educate my siblings.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy a suitcase at 1,500 KES, one mattress at 3,400 KES, a pair of shoes at 1,400 KES, my clothes at 1,000 KES then paid 2,500 KES school fee for brother in high school.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer to go back to college at a Diploma level.
over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to pay college fees for myself because I need to learn a skill.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having finished secondary school education even though it was very difficult due to lack of enough money to pay school fees.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay college fees. If I am unable to raise the required fees I might not be able to join college.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening especially when I am relaxing after a hectic day. I usually get to have a bath and this usually makes me very happy.
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