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.
Margaret's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to build a house however small it is. It wasn't an easy task because as a widow, I had to do it myself from the savings which I made from my little business." (Occupation: Small business)
Pamella's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Pamella enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on expanding my business of selling household items like cooking oil,sugar and matchsticks. I will spend part of the transfer on building a kitchen as my house is small when I have visitors,I will pay school fees for my children and part of the remaining amount I will start a business of selling chicken." (Occupation: Small business)
Jackline's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Jackline enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on building a kitchen as I don't have one, I will repair my house as it is in a bad state and the remainder I will start a business that I will find viable in my village."
Queenter's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Queenter enrolled.
"I am planning to start a vegetable business so as to increase my earnings, expand my house because it's too small for my family and buy a bed because I sleep on the floor."
Edward's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Edward enrolled.
"The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I meet my daily income targets which I set everyday in this motorcycle business I run."
Olive's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Olive received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on expanding and plastering my house.I also want to start a fish business."
Bentar's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Bentar received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.I also want to buy a cow and buy maize for my family's consumption." (Occupation: Small business)
Margarita's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Margarita enrolled.
"I plan to use the transfer money to pay school fees for my grandchild who is in high school. I also plan to use this transfer to boost my business. I sell paraffin to the locals. I will also use the remaining balance to buy food." (Occupation: Small business)
Sarah's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Sarah received a $98 initial payment.
"I would like to build a better house and buy household items." (Occupation: Small business)
Judith's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Judith received a $98 initial payment.
"I paid out debt worth KES 5000. I used the rest in my business."
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