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 the entire transfer on paying dowry for my wife.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been unable to pay my wife's dowry, am glad that I have finally paid it.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the whole amount to buy 10 fishing nets.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to finish weaving my fishing nets and also pay bride price.
access_time over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I would like to use part of the transfer to open up a business to generate income to support my family. Secondly l would wish to pay dowry to my parents inlaw to appreciate them. Finally l would like to build a pit latrine for my family to improve our health.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is that l have struggled and bought goats which has helped my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in when having dinner with my family.