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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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Christine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Christine received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum on purchase of a big cow and fencing of my home."
Unice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Unice received a $99 initial payment.
"I hope to spend 40,000KES on buying 2 cows, and 8,000KES on school fees. I also plan to give 2,000KES to my spouse because he is the head of the home."
John's family
access_time over 5 years ago
John received a $496 second payment.
"I spent the transfer on buying 12 iron sheets ksh 7200, timber (round pole) ksh 8000, ksh 7800,nails ksh 5000, labor ksh 3500, 1 cow ksh 8000, ksh 2000 gave to my wife and the balance i bought those who were helping me meals."
Samwel's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Samwel received a $496 second payment.
"l spend the money to plaster my house so l bought 12 bags of cement at 8000 kshs, sand at 6000 kshs , labour 3600 kshs l also spend 3500 kshs to buy solar, l bought cow at 16000 kshs, supper-drum at 2000 kshs and l aslo payed 10000 kshs school fees to my children."
Jenipher's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jenipher received a $496 second payment.
"I spent the transfer on buying steel doors ksh 7000, 14 bags of cement ksh 18000,steel door ksh 7000, sand ksh 6000 and one cow ksh 10000 (to pay for my late son's wife dowry )"
Monicah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Monicah received a $496 second payment.
"I spent 20,000 KES to construct a kitchen, about 5,000 KES was used to make a cow pen and 8,000 KES was spent on buying a wooden door and fixing fissure board on my roof. I also spent 3,000 on farming expenses and 6,000 KES on buying two bags of dry maize. The rest of the money was used on food items."
Thomas's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Thomas enrolled.
"I would like to buy two bulls that will help me in farming.I would also like to use part of this money to expand my house because it is small.Lastly,I would like to purchase a dairy cow that will give me milk."
Pamela's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Pamela received a $497 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that GD has increased my worth in terms of property ownership. I am currently owning a cow and good furniture things that I couldn't afford before."
Alice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Alice received a $99 initial payment.
"I paid school fees (7000 KES), bought a cow (2000 KES) and the rest on household needs."
Conslata's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Conslata received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend the upcoming lumpsum payment on extending my house to bigger size and buying a cow."
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