GDLive Newsfeed
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.
Susan's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Susan received a $481 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am hopeful of a better future because of the things that I bought like the cows that I will definately sell the milk to get income."
Hellen's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Hellen received a $481 second payment.
"My second transfer has really relieved my life a lot.I never had a kitchen before, I was using the same 2-room-house for cooking, dinning and sleeping and this could inconvenience our lives a lot due to chocking smoke circulating all over the house. I spent the rest of the transfer on 2 cows that I anticipate to facilitate education of my children in the future."
Beatrice's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Beatrice received a $481 second payment.
"When I received my second transfer, I spent around 30000 KES on livestock-a cow and 2 sheep. I have been dreaming to be a livestock farmer and therefore I considered this as a break through to my long-term dream. Besides, I spent the rest on food since we never had something for us to eat."
Kesia's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Kesia received a $481 second payment.
"I spent my second transfer on paying back a 10,000 KES debt i had, bought a cow that will soon be providing me with milk, steel windows and door for my house(to enhance fresh air circulation and the security of the house) and spent the rest of the money on food."
Joan's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Joan received a $481 second payment.
"We spent part of the second transfer to buy three cows that was used to pay my bride price since this had not been done for quite a long time, we then spent some money to buy three bags of maize that we will use for food, bought new clothes for the family and some was spent on medical expenses."
Florence's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Florence received a $481 second payment.
"I spent my second transfer to buy a cow that will give me milk to sell and consume, I spent part of it to pay school fees for my three children in secondary school so as not to have them sent back home for fees and the remaining amount was spent to buy two sheep to keep in my compound."
Joseph's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Joseph received a $481 second payment.
"I spent my second transfer on buying a cow since I want to start milking it and sell the milk to get an income.I also bought 2 sheep,a cupboard,utensils,paid school fees and ploughed 2 acre of land."
Peter's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Peter received a $112 initial payment.
"I spent my first transfer on buying a cow as an investment. I felt it was the best way to multiply my this money."
Besi's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Besi received a $112 initial payment.
"I spent my first transfer on buying beddings since I was very poorly like a rat. I also mobilized resources and added on my balances to buy a cow. "
Justine's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Justine received a $112 initial payment.
"I used my first transfer to buy a cow because i wanted to rear an animal at home."
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