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.
Beatrice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Beatrice received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning on spending it on building my house and move out of the one i am currently in." (Occupation: Small business)
Rose's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rose received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay for a piece of land, and pay school fees for my children in secondary school." (Occupation: Small business)
Polin's family
access_time 8 years ago
Polin received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a semi-permanent house using the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment." (Occupation: Small business)
Rose's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rose received a $496 second payment.
"Other NGOs like Mango only pay half fees while GD gives you money directly so that you decide by yourself what to do" (Occupation: Small business)
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to complete my pit latrine, repair my house and open a grocery business." (Occupation: Small business)
Philemon's family
access_time 8 years ago
Philemon received a $496 second payment.
"There is big difference in my life because l do not hire electricity any more for my business." (Occupation: Small business)
Margaret's family
access_time 8 years ago
Margaret received a $496 second payment.
"I bought 27 iron sheets at 17,000 KES, roofing poles at 3,800 KES, wall poles at 8,800 KES, nails at 2,600 KES and paid for labour at 4,000 KES to construct my house. Farming expenses cost me 1,500 KES and added on my business stock at 3,000 KES, clothing cost me 4,800 KES and school fees at 3,000 KES."
Kenneth's family
access_time 8 years ago
Kenneth received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy a motorbike for transport business. This will see me have a reliable source of income adequate to sustain my family."
Nancy's family
access_time 8 years ago
Nancy received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because my current house is too small." (Occupation: Small business)
Benta's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benta received a $496 second payment.
"Other NGOs are using agents and their agents does not deliver the support while GD is very independent." (Occupation: Small business)
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