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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. Learn more about how recipients opt in to share their stories.
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Benard's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Benard received a $496 second payment.
"I spent 30,000 KES on paying bride price (buying two cows and other expenses), bought a bed at 4,000 KES, mattress at 5,500 KES and a bag of dry maize at 3,000 KES. The rest of the money has been spent on daily food expenses."
Margaret's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Margaret received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning use my upcoming lump-sum payment to expand my house, buy household goods and a cow."
Pamela's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Pamela received a $496 second payment.
"l spend the money to renovate my house, so l bought sand at 14000 kshs, l bought 6 bags of cement at 6120 kshs, l also paid 5000 kshs for the labour, the remaining balance l spend to buy 2 cow bulls for farming."
Filister's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Filister received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning on spending it on buying cows."
Musa's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Musa received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend it on my business and buying a cow."
Nancy's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Nancy received a $496 second payment.
"I spent 19,000 KES to buy a cow; bought 15 iron sheets at 10,500 KES, poles at 4,000 KES and paid for labour at 5,000 KES to enlarge my house. I also bought a cupboard at 8,000 KES."
Ascah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Ascah received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on construction of a new house, and buying a cow."
Lucy's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Lucy received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to repair my house and buy two cows."
Caren's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Caren received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a larger house and buy cow."
Micha's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Micha received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to clear school fees and buy a cow ."
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