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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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Elsa's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Elsa received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent the transfer on buying a cow ksh 7000 and food at home ksh 3000."
Thomas's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Thomas received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build an iron-roofed house, clear the school fees balance for my daughter and buy some cows using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Grace's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Grace received a $495 second payment.
"l spend the money to plaster my house so l bought 18 bags of cement at 14400 kshs , sand at 6000 kshs, labour for 10000 kshs l also had a loan from a certain NGO of 9000 kshs so l use the money to pay the remainig 10000 kshs l use to buy cow."
Esther's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Esther received a $495 second payment.
"I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying a cow.I also paid school fees and repaired my house,fixed windows and doors and plastered it."
Samwel's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Samwel received a $495 second payment.
"l planning to build my house l have bought 20 iron-sheet at 14000 kshs ,poles at 15000 kshs , l also bought cow at 15000 kshs and 2 sacks of maize at 6000 kshs."
Margaret's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on renovating my house as I will buy five bags of cement that will be used in plastering its walls, I will build a toilet and also part of the transfer I will spend it on buying two cows. The remaining transfer I will spend it on paying school fees for my grandchild and part of it I will spend it on buying food that we eat."
Joel's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joel received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy two cows and fisher nets ."
Rose's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rose received a $497 second payment.
"l spend 15300 kshs to buy cow, l also spend 7000 kshs to buy steel door, l use 5000 kshs to pay school fees, l bought mattress worth 3500 kshs the remaining balance am planning to start cereal business."
James's family
access_time over 5 years ago
James received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to clear school fees balance for my children, buy a cow and upgrade my food cafe business using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Eunes's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Eunes received a $497 second payment.
"l spend 20000 kshs to pay school fees to my child who is in collage and 10000 kshs to the one who is in secondary school, l also bought cow that l have named after GD worth 13000 kshs ,l also had a loan of 3000 kshs l use the money to repay it, the rest of the amount l use to buy foodstuff."
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