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 ($496 USD)
6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my first lumpsum transfer on paying dowry for my wife.I also bought a set a chairs,a mattress and bought a phone for my wife.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have respect from my in laws because I have paid dowry.
10000 KES ($99 USD)
6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought households items worth 5,000 KSH, I also bought farm equipment at total cost of 4,000 KSH.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to pay dowry for my wife.
over 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to pay dowry inorder to legalize our marriage. I would also like to establish my home because I want to move out of my father's compound.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I would say having a wife who is able to give me children is the the proudest achievement I can talk of.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship we are facing is inadequate food since we did not get a good harvest during the last season.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I'm happiest in the evening because this is the time I relax my mind after working tirelessly throughout the day.
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