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.
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $496 second payment.
"I bought a water tank (1,000 litres) and erected it in my compound at 20,000 KES, I bought an ox at 13,000 KES, I paid school fees balance of 4,000 KES and bought a bag of maize at 1,300 KES. I also spent 10,000 KES to buy a second-hand boat."
Grace's family
access_time 8 years ago
Grace received a $99 initial payment.
"I paid 5,000 KES school fees, I also bought 15 water containers at 4,000 KES."
Olivia's family
access_time 8 years ago
Olivia enrolled.
"We plan to spend the transfer to expand the size of our house to accommodate our family. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy a water tank which we will use to harvest rainwater for use during drought."
Michael's family
access_time 8 years ago
Michael received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent 1500 KES of my token payment on a 210 L water tank, 3500 KES on a high density mattress, 2500 KES on clothing for my household members, 2500 KES on a sack of maize and the rest of food."
Elizabeth's family
access_time 8 years ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that I lack many things in my house which include furniture and a water tank for water harvesting and because I fall sick more often, I find it difficult to drink water from the lake hence I am forced to depend on rain which is unreliable."
Eunice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The happiest part of my day is when I go to graze my cows and give them water to drink. "
George's family
access_time 8 years ago
George received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent the transfer on paying school fees ksh 3200, water tank 210 ltrs ksh 1500,gave my wife ksh 2000 for business and mattress ksh 3500."
Anjilina's family
access_time 8 years ago
Anjilina received a $496 second payment.
"GD gives cash while the other organization offers water tanks and the other pays school fees. "
Beatrice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Beatrice enrolled.
"The proudest achievement is that we have some donkeys that we use for transporting water to different people and we are able to make a few shillings."
Samson's family
access_time 8 years ago
Samson received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to repair the roof of my house and buy water tank."
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