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?
l spent the transfer to build my house so l bought 40 iron-sheets at 26000 kshs, nails at 2700 kshs, steel-door at 7000 kshs, poles at 8900 kshs, timber 11000 kshs, labor-charge at 4000 kshs.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because l am now staying in a spacious comfortable house.
10000 KES ($98 USD)
almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I invested a portion of the transfer in poultry farming. I also purchased two sacks of maize for family consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I'm planning to build a nice semi-permanent house. I'm also planning to buy a bull with the remaining amount.
8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to buy oxen for ploughing, enlarge our house and pay school fees for our children.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement that I am proudest of is educating my children up to university.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have is paying school fees for my children some in university and others in secondary schools.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is when I go to the farm in the morning.
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