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 8 years ago
Margaret received a $496 second payment.
"I bought 22 iron sheets at 14,300KES, six kilograms of nails at 1,350KES, two still doors at 6,000KES, one wooden door at 3,500KES, four water jerrycans at 1,000KES, two solar lamps at 4,700KES, used 5,500KES on labor, roofing poles 4,000KES, wall poles 10,000KES."
Ruth's family
access_time 8 years ago
Ruth received a $496 second payment.
"I bought a water tank (37000 KES) water tap (1500 KES) mattress (45000 KES) blanket (2000 KES) and 3000 transport."
Faith's family
access_time 8 years ago
Faith received a $496 second payment.
"I have never seen an NGO reaching to many and changing lives like GD because other NGOs in the area give materials like water tanks and shoes but not to every one."
Carolyne's family
access_time 8 years ago
Carolyne received a $496 second payment.
"I bought 8 bags of cement at 6,400 KES, paints worth 7,600 KES and paid 8,000 KES for labour to plaster and paint the house. I also bought a knaspack sprayer container at 2,500 KES, water pipe at 6,000 KES, paid up a debt of 3,000 KES, pesticides at 2,500 KES and sent 2,000 KES to my mother. I am planning to construct a cow shade with the rest of the transfer."
Daudi's family
access_time 8 years ago
Daudi received a $496 second payment.
"I bought 14 iron sheets at 9,100 KES, 18 roofing poles at 2,700 KES, 13 wall poles at 2,340, nails at 1,760 KES and paid for labour at 2,500 KES to enlarge my house. I also bought a water tank at 3,000 KES, bought seats at 10,000 KES and paid school fees for 12,000 KES."
Martin's family
access_time 8 years ago
Martin enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is lack of proper water to carter for our needs."
Millicent's family
access_time 8 years ago
Millicent received a $496 second payment.
"I bought water tank (28000 KES) paid school fees (10000 KES) and 12000 KES to start cereal business."
Rose's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rose received a $496 second payment.
"I bought 20 iron sheets, wall poles, roofing poles, nails and eight tanks of water at 37,000KES, paid 7,000KES labor charge and a debt of 5,000KES."
Walter's family
access_time 8 years ago
Walter received a $496 second payment.
"I bought 15 iron sheets at 9,300 KES, roofing poles at 3,500 KES, wall poles at 3,600 KES, nails at 1,500 KES, fissure board at 2,500 KES, a window at 2,200 KES and paid for labour at 10,000 KES to enlarge my house. I also bought plastic seats and water containers for 10,000 KES, mattress for 2,400 KES and paid school fees for 5,000 KES."
Florence's family
access_time 8 years ago
Florence received a $496 second payment.
"I bought a water tank worth 27000 KES for water storage. Paid 10000 KES fee to my son in high school. Purchased family foodstuffs with a portion of the remaining transfer. I still have 5000 KES at hand which I'll use to build a pit latrine. "
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