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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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Silphano's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Silphano received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to complete building my pit latrine,buy a cow and clear school fees."
Kennedy's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Kennedy enrolled.
"I am planning to buy sand, cement, timber, round poles, nails and iron roofing sheets which I will use to build a better house for my family. The remaining transfers will be used to buy household items like chairs and finally I hope to buy a cow."
Vivian's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Vivian received a $495 second payment.
"l want to build a house, so l have bought some materials 20 iron-sheets at 13000 kshs also bought cow at 16000 kshs then l also took 5000 kshs and added into my business the remaining balance am still keeping."
Joshwa's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joshwa received a $495 second payment.
"I spent my first lumpsum transfer on building a toilet.I also bought a cow,2 goats,chair cushions and maize."
Tom's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Tom received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to start an animal (cow, goats and sheep) business and then start paultry raring in my compound."
Linet's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Linet received a $495 second payment.
"We bought a cow at 15,000 KES, 3 sheep at 6,000 KES, a mattress at 4,500 KES and a bag of maize at 3,000 KES. We also bought iron sheets at 3,000 KES to construct a cow pen and the rest of the transfer will be spent on school fees next term."
Mary's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to clear school fees, buy cows and fence my compound."
Jacinta's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jacinta received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy 2 cows and build kitchen."
Pauline's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Pauline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build an iron-roofed house and buy a cow using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Peter's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Peter received a $495 second payment.
"l spend the money to build a spacious house so l bought 27 iron sheet, 60 poles at 9000 kshs l also use 2000 kshs to pay labour the remaining 15000 kshs l use to buy cows to pay dowry."
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