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.
Raphael's family
access_time 8 years ago
Raphael received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a water tank."
Mercy's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mercy received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a water tank and chairs."
Emilly's family
access_time 8 years ago
Emilly received a $99 initial payment.
"I spent my Token payment on purchase of a water storage container for 3,000 KES, furniture for 4,000 KES and assorted food for 3,000 KES"
Lukio's family
access_time 8 years ago
Lukio received a $496 second payment.
"I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying water tank.I also paid school fees,bought a set of chairs and utensils."
David's family
access_time 8 years ago
David received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy an ox for ploughing my piece of land, and a water tank for storing water for domestic use."
Alice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Alice received a $496 second payment.
"I Used my first lump-sum transfer to buy and fix a water tank in my compound (38000), i paid school fees (10000) and bought food (2000)."
Benta's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benta received a $99 initial payment.
"I paid 5,000KES for school fees, and 3,000KES on buying water tanks for storing water for domestic use."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $496 second payment.
"We bought 26 iron sheets at 26,000 KES, poles at 6,000 KES, nails at 2,000 KES, soil for walls at 2,000 KES and paid labour at 4,000 KES for construction of our house. We then spent 1,500 KES on utensils, farming expenses cost us 3,000 KES and water jerricans and clothings at 2,800 KES."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $496 second payment.
"I was living in a house with a leaking roof and dilapidated walls where water destroyed some of my belongings when it rained . I managed to buy new iron sheets and cement and windows that has enabled me now to live in a house with proper ventilation and good security and I can comfortably store my belongings."
Lilian's family
access_time 8 years ago
Lilian received a $497 second payment.
"I spent the first lumpsum transfer to build a house (41500 KES) paid my mothers hospital bill 7000 KES and water drum 1400 KES."
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