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.
Johnson's family
access_time almost 8 years ago
Johnson received a $493 second payment.
"I have a big difference in my daily life since paraffin is no longer the source of my lighting; I am using solar lighting system couple with a car battery that has made me save a lot since carbon fuels are unhealthy and more expensive."
George's family
access_time 8 years ago
George received a $493 second payment.
"My house is fully plastered and now i live free of dust, my children got the school books they need and i no longer buy paraffin for lighting since i have a solar light."
Emilly's family
access_time 8 years ago
Emilly enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is being able to make sisal ropes which I sell at our local market. It is not an easy job but I have excelled at it and the proceeds have enabled me to purchase a solar lighting kit."
Onyango's family
access_time 8 years ago
Onyango received a $99 initial payment.
"I bought a solar light at 4,000 KES, I also boosted my business with 5,000 KES."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $497 second payment.
"I spent 10000 KES on school fees, 4400 KES on 2 mattresses, 10000 KES on M-Kopa solar light, 4200 KES on cushions and the rest clothes and other household items."
Esther's family
access_time 8 years ago
Esther enrolled.
"I have planned to build toilet with first transfer,I will also pay school fees for my children and lastly I will buy a solar light for my children to use when they are studing at night."
Jane's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Jane received a $98 initial payment.
"l bought a solar light , l also bought a goat , water container, l also bought food."
Doris's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Doris received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to buy big water tank, l also plan to buy a solar light."
Caren's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Caren enrolled.
"I am planning to buy chairs and a solar lighting system."
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