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.
Phoebe's family
access_time 8 years ago
Phoebe received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent the transfer on buying mattress ksh 4500. water tank ksh 1350 , blanket ksh 2300, paid debt ksh 800 and bought food with the balance."
Molly's family
access_time 8 years ago
Molly received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent 1450 KES of my token payment on a water tank, 800 KES on a blanket, 2200 KES on a sheep, 4200 KES on 4 iron sheets and the remaining 1350 KES on food and clothing for my household members."
Maureen's family
access_time 8 years ago
Maureen received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent the transfer on buying 4 pieces of iron sheets ksh 4000, paid rent ksh 1100, bought water tank ksh 900, bought clothes for me and my child ksh 2000 and used the balance on meals."
Nelson's family
access_time 8 years ago
Nelson received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new house because my current house is small in size. I'm also planning to buy a water pump for irrigation purposes. This will see me conduct my farming activities any time irrespective of the season."
Fauzia's family
access_time 8 years ago
Fauzia received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend 20000 KES on a sofa set and the remaining 30000 KES on a 3000 L water tank."
Grace's family
access_time 8 years ago
Grace received a $497 second payment.
"I bought cement at 8,000 KES, sand at 8,000 KES, two steel windows at 5,000 KES, a steel door at 8,000 KES and labour cost 11,000 KES. I bought water at 2,000 KES for construction work."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent the transfer on buying two goats ksh 5000, water tank ksh 1800, school books ksh 400 and ksh 1000 for my budget at home."
Everline's family
access_time 8 years ago
Everline received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy oxen for ploughing my pieces of land for cultivation, and a donkey for carrying water for domestic use. I also hope to pay school fees for my child."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent the transfer on buying 4 plastic chairs ksh 3200, water tank ksh 3800, 1 sack of maize ksh 2500 and used the balance on food."
Emilly's family
access_time 8 years ago
Emilly received a $99 initial payment.
"I bought a cow @8,000KES, and spent the rest of the money on buying water containers for storing water for domestic use."
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