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.
Fred's family
access_time 8 years ago
Fred enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that we have built our own house and we are doing a small business."
Anna's family
access_time 8 years ago
Anna enrolled.
"I have planned to rebuild my house,buy some livestock and to set up a small business."
Jane's family
access_time 8 years ago
Jane received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to run a cereal store and clear school fees balance for my daughter in a secondary school." (Occupation: Small business)
Teresa's family
access_time 8 years ago
Teresa enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having started a small business. I have always saved my earnings and been able to educate my children with the cash. " (Occupation: Small business)
Phoebe's family
access_time 8 years ago
Phoebe received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend it on boosting up my business and buy building materials." (Occupation: Small business)
Nancy's family
access_time 8 years ago
Nancy received a $495 second payment.
"My house is semi-permanent and the walls were beginning to wear off and being dilapidated, but after getting the transfer I managed to buy cement and plaster the walls of my house and even the floor and am now not worried about my house collapsing." (Occupation: Small business)
Tom's family
access_time 8 years ago
Tom received a $99 initial payment.
"I gave 3,500KES to my wife to do a charcoal business, spent 3,500KES to weed my farms, spent 1,000KES on school fee for my daughter and then spent the rest on the daily sustainance of my family."
Elizabeth's family
access_time 8 years ago
Elizabeth received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent the transfer on starting up a business ksh 3000, gave my husband ksh 3000 to boost his business and still spending the ksh 4000 on food." (Occupation: Small business)
Josephine's family
access_time 8 years ago
Josephine received a $495 second payment.
"I spent my first lumpsum transfer on starting a clothe's business.I also bought chairs and iron sheets."
Roseline's family
access_time 8 years ago
Roseline received a $495 second payment.
"I have been able to increase the stock of my business and therefore increase my income." (Occupation: Small business)
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