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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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Grace's family
access_time over 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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."
Lucas's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Lucas received a $468 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on buying a cow which I am keeping for milk. I then bought a solar lighting system and a television which uses solar energy to keep up with current news during this electioneering period. I then spent the rest on farming by paying laborers and buying seeds to planting my farm."
Dorine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Dorine received a $468 third payment.
"I spent my transfer on buying a cow which is almost calving and giving me milk and 1 sheep. i then bough a solar lighting system which has saved me from buying kerosene for my tin lamp. I then spent the rest of the cash on paying off some debt that I had taken to organize my husband's funeral."
Zilpa's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Zilpa received a $97 initial payment.
"I spent most of my transfer to buy thirty tins of corn for my family's consumption. I also bought solar lighting system to relieve me the burden of buying kerosene on a daily basis."
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