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.
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."
Edward's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Edward enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I have been able to take my children to school and some of them are nearly completing college. This I did using money that I get from my fishing business."
Michael's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Michael enrolled.
"I am planning to purchase a water tank because it will harvest rain water that we can use for consumption and cooking since we have a problem of water scarcity in this area. I also plan to boost my mining business by hiring some more workers so that we can make more money."
Fredrick's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Fredrick enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have built my own house through motorcycle business."
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