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.
Anjeline's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Anjeline received a $491 second payment.
"I spent most of my second transfer on starting a second hand mats business to help me get an income.I also bought a cow,a phone and 1 sack of maize."
Penina's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Penina enrolled.
"I am planning to use the transfer on buying a cow for milk production for my family.I will ise the remaining amount on renovating my house by plastering the floor, and hire a piece of land for maize farming."
Helen's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Helen enrolled.
"I have planned to rebuild my house and plaster it. I will also buy some cows that will be providing me with power while cultivating my farm,then I'll set up a small shop to make some money."
Christine's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Christine enrolled.
"We have planned to build a bigger house for our family,we will also buy a cow that will be giving us milk which we can sell some."
Thomson's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Thomson received a $491 second payment.
"We spent the second transfer to buy a mattress and a bed since we only had one bed and none for a visitor. We then bought two cows to keep in our homestead for milk and then started the construction of a pit latrine as we lacked one in the compound. "
Monica's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Monica received a $491 second payment.
"I spent my second transfer to buy two cows for 30,000 KES that will give me milk and also when they give birth I will sell the calves to get more income. I then spent the remaining amount to start a small business that gives some money to be able to buy food for my family. "
Maxwel's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Maxwel received a $491 second payment.
"I spent my second transfer on buying two cows and paid dowry for my wife. Paid a debt I took to buy a sack of maize and bought food for the family.I am still saving 10000 KES for my son's next year school fees. "
Erick's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Erick received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend the second cash transfer on buying building materials to build my own traditional house. I am also planning to buy a dairy cow to get milk from it and earn income from selling the milk for sustainance ."
Amuza's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Amuza received a $112 initial payment.
"I plan to finish the repair of my house and buy a cow where I will get milk for my family . I hope to many cows too to improve on my income"
William's family
access_time over 7 years ago
William received a $98 initial payment.
"I spent my first transfer on buying a cow and food"
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