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.
Hezron's family
access_time 8 years ago
Hezron received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a larger iron roofed house because my current house is small. I'm also planning to invest the remaining portion in fish business."
Ludia's family
access_time 8 years ago
Ludia received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to repair the house and start a business."
Eunice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Eunice received a $496 second payment.
"I bought a heifer at 23,000 KES, kitchen utensils at 7,000 KES and business stock added at 20,000 KES."
Judith's family
access_time 8 years ago
Judith received a $99 initial payment.
"I used my token payment to stock beans and rice for my cereals business (3000), to build walls of my pit latrine (5000) and paid school fees (2000)."
Alice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Alice received a $496 second payment.
"At least now I have my own ox plough and I can prepare my own farms without straining. This is because, before the coming of the GD, I used to dig through my own hands but now I have cattle which can now plough my farm" (Occupation: Small business)
Evarline's family
access_time 8 years ago
Evarline received a $99 initial payment.
"I used a portion of the transfer to buy climbing pole gadget and spanners for business purpose. Paid my daughter in primary school fee. I also invested the remaining portion in greens business."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $496 second payment.
"GD sends cash transfers to the poor in the community that helps them to meet their various needs while other NGOs sometimes just give drugs for treatment or just offer medical services." (Occupation: Small business)
Irene's family
access_time 8 years ago
Irene received a $99 initial payment.
"We plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on enlarging our current house , and also buying a sewing machine ." (Occupation: Small business)
Benadeta's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benadeta received a $496 second payment.
"I am now renovating my house so that I live in a good house compared to mady and grass thatched house where I used to stay" (Occupation: Small business)
Theresa's family
access_time 8 years ago
Theresa received a $496 second payment.
"GD gives their support directly to the community while other NGOs use authorities to give their which does not reach the cimmunity." (Occupation: Small business)
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