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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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Jared's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jared received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a cow and pay for a leased piece of land for farming."
Redemta's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Redemta enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on building a better house as the one I stay in is almost falling on me hence I will buy thirty iron sheets for my house and also buy twenty iron sheets and build for my eldest son a house too, I will spend part of the transfer also on buying one cow and furniture for my house. The remaining amount I will spend on paying school fees for my child who is in secondary school."
Mary's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Mary received a $497 second payment.
"l spend 12000 kshs to buy furniture , l aslo bought two cow at 20000 kshs , l spend 10000 kshs to pay school fees, the rest l use to improve my business."
Phoebe's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Phoebe received a $497 second payment.
"l bought two cows worth 28000 kshs, l bought mattress at 5000 kshs , furniture at a cost of 4000 kshs, mkopa solar at 12000 kshs the rest of the money l use to pay school fees."
Peter's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Peter received a $497 second payment.
"I spent the lumpsum to buy a bull cow (27000 KES), rented a piece of land (6000 KES) clothes, shoes, a sack of maize and other foodstuffs."
Irine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Irine received a $497 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that i own a house and a cow too."
Michael's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Michael received a $497 second payment.
"I bought a bull cow (37000 KES) and built my son a small house (simba) with the first lumpsum transfer."
Penina's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Penina received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to repair my house, pay school fees and buy a cow."
Eunice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Eunice received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to repair my house by buying cement and plastering the walls and floor and also to buy a cow to milk."
Joyce's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joyce received a $497 second payment.
"I bought steel door and windows (20500 KES) bought a cow (20000 KES) and paid school fees (10000 KES) with the first lumpsum transfer."
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