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.
Pheobe's family
access_time 8 years ago
Pheobe received a $496 second payment.
"I built an iron roofed house at 25,000 KES. I invested 22,000 KES in a shop business. I bought a sack of maize at 2,500 KES. I spent the remaining amount on food and clothes. "
Petro's family
access_time 8 years ago
Petro enrolled.
"I am planning to buy iron roofing sheets which I will use to repair my current roof. The remaining transfers will be used to start a small business selling cereals. "
Beatrice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Beatrice enrolled.
"We have planned to set up a business,build a toilet and repair my house."
Janet's family
access_time 8 years ago
Janet enrolled.
"Our income is so little it's not enough to fend for the family and take care of other needs. " (Occupation: Small business)
John's family
access_time 8 years ago
John enrolled.
"I would like to use it for farming, poultry keeping business, building a kitchen, buying household items and paying school fees for my children in secondary school. "
George's family
access_time 8 years ago
George enrolled.
"I would like to construct a permanent toilet, start foodstuff business finally plaster my house. " (Occupation: Small business)
Emily's family
access_time 8 years ago
Emily enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in life is that I lack money to feed and educate my children because I have no reliable source of income." (Occupation: Small business)
Anna's family
access_time 8 years ago
Anna received a $99 initial payment.
"I am tired of lighting with kerosene and therefore I will buy a solar panel and invest in quarrying business with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Margaret's family
access_time 8 years ago
Margaret received a $99 initial payment.
"I used 5000 to pay school fees and 4900 to boost my business."
Kennedy's family
access_time 8 years ago
Kennedy received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent the transfer on opening up a business ksh 6000, 1 sack of maize ksh 21000, paid debt ksh 500 and spent balance on meals."