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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.
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Elizabeth's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Elizabeth received a $493 second payment.
"I am free from school fee burden and I can afford food for the family unlike before receiving transfers." (Country: Kenya)
Jobidant's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Jobidant received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that I was able to give my brother a decent burial , and also I have bought house construction materials and will soon put up a better house." (Country: Kenya)
Walter's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Walter received a $493 second payment.
"I used to work as an Mpesa agent in someone's shop but now i have my own from which i earn more than i used to earn. My life has become better." (Country: Kenya)
Sara's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Sara received a $493 second payment.
"My son's education is no longer interrupted due to school fee because I paid the better part of it." (Country: Kenya)
Erick's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Erick received a $493 second payment.
"GD sends transfers directly to the individual and therefore they get the amount that was stated, while other NGOs provide assistance through other people who sometimes do not give the full amount as stated to the recipients." (Country: Kenya)
Wycliffe's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Wycliffe received a $493 second payment.
"GD has a very fair process of enrolling recipients , while other NGOs ask for bribes and are full of discrimination." (Country: Kenya)
Molly's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Molly received a $493 second payment.
"I used to live in a small house but now i have built a big house which i could not afford on my own." (Country: Kenya)
Jackline's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Jackline received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash to recipients while other NGOs gives goods and services." (Country: Kenya)
Martha's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Martha received a $493 second payment.
"GD has helped me build a poultry house that i shall use for poultry rearing as an income generating activity. I managed to pay fees for my grandchild and i have a number of livestock that will produce milk and young ones." (Country: Kenya)
Esther's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Esther received a $493 second payment.
"GD delivers their promises to recipients compared to other NGOs who have failed to deliver effectively." (Country: Kenya)
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