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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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Rose's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Rose received a $485 second payment.
"I spent my second transfer on constructing a kitchen since cooking in the main house was uncomfortable for all of us because of the smoke, I bought a solar lighting lamp for my house as kerosene was way too expensive and spent the remaining money to pay those who helped me in weeding my farm."
Anjeline's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Anjeline received a $97 initial payment.
"I spent my first transfer to buy a sack of maize for my family's consumption, made a down payment on solar lighting and the remaining amount I spent to restock my fish selling business."
Josphine's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Josphine received a $97 initial payment.
"I spent my first transfer to buy a sack of maize at 3,800 KES for my family's consumption. Bought solar lighting system at 4,500 KES and the remaining amount I spent to buy a blanket."
Grace's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Grace received a $468 third payment.
"My life is different in that I no longer buy kerosene because I have solar lighting system and also livestock. All this I would not have achieved without the transfers. Thank you GD."
Winnie's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Winnie received a $97 initial payment.
"I spent most of my transfer to buy solar lighting system which has relieved me the burden of buying kerosene. I bought thirty tins of maize at 3,300 KES and also bought a goat for rearing at 2,000 KES."
Judith's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Judith received a $486 second payment.
"I spent my transfer on buying a cow which I will be keeping for milk. I also bought a solar lighting system that is helping me in lighting my house and charging my phone aside form powering my radio to keep up with current news. I also bought a new sofa set to replace my old worn out sofa. I then spent the rest of the money in buying food and clothing for my family."
Gordon's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Gordon received a $97 initial payment.
"I spent most of my transfer to buy solar lighting system which has relieved me the burden of buying kerosene. I spent some amount to hire a tractor to cultivate my land and also to buy food for my family."
Sophie's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Sophie received a $97 initial payment.
"I spent most of my first transfer to buy two sacks of maize for my family's consumption. I spent some amount to buy solar lighting system on credit and also cultivated my land in preparation for planting."
David's family
access_time over 4 years ago
David received a $97 initial payment.
"When I received my first transfer, I used part of it to buy a solar lighting system to save my family from buying paraffin daily. The rest was used to till my maize farm and to buy dry maize for my family."
Benter's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Benter received a $485 second payment.
"I spent the transfer on buying 30 pieces of iron sheets 21000 KES,nails 4700 KES, labor 6000 KES, solar light 7000 KES,1 chair 7000 KES,poles 2000 KES and used the balance on daily meals."
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