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.
Beatrice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Beatrice received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to replace the walls of my house with new earth because the current walls is in bad shape. I have a plan of building a kitchen where I can prepare my meals and even my children get a place to sleep. I'm also planning to buy a water tank which will help me store rain water."
Joyce's family
access_time 8 years ago
Joyce received a $99 initial payment.
"I bought a mattress worth 5,000 KES. Used 1,500 KES to buy water container. Bought a suit case at 1,800 KES. I also bought family clothes, shoes, and foodstuffs."
Elizabeth's family
access_time 8 years ago
Elizabeth received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a water tank and to plaster my house."
Hezron's family
access_time 8 years ago
Hezron received a $99 initial payment.
"I used a portion of the transfer to buy building materials(6 pieces of iron sheets, and timber). I also bought water containers with the remaining portion of the transfer."
Alice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Alice received a $99 initial payment.
"I invested 3000 KES of my token payment in subsistence maize farming then I spent 2000 KES on clothing and the remaining 5000 KES on a water metre box."
Vicoty's family
access_time 8 years ago
Vicoty enrolled.
"I want to buy 1000litres water storage tank, I also want to build a three roomed semi-permanenet house and finally imstall electricity in my house. "
Lilian's family
access_time 8 years ago
Lilian enrolled.
"I want to buy water tank and fencing my home"
Joyce's family
access_time 8 years ago
Joyce enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to buy a donkey which I normally use to fetch water during dry seasons."
Siprin's family
access_time 8 years ago
Siprin enrolled.
"We plan to spend the transfer to construct a toilet. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy a water tank which we will use to harvest rainwater. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy cushions for our furniture. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy a donkey which we will use to ferry water during drought season."
Eunice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is that I am not able to pay school fees for my children,so I have to take water to the school on a daily basis so that they are not sent away. I also don't have a good house."
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