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.
Linet's family
access_time 8 years ago
Linet enrolled.
"I plan to fully finish my house, by installing windows and plastering walls and floor, build a toilet and to fix my water tanks with gutters to harvest rain water."
Penina's family
access_time 8 years ago
Penina enrolled.
"I am planning to buy a water tank which I will use to harvest and store rain water, purchase a solar panel and accessories for use in providing light for my family and if possible buy some materials which can be used to enlarge my house."
Rebecca's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rebecca enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on building a house as the house we currently stay on is very small, I will spend part of the transfer on buying a water tank so that I can harvest water and the remaining amount I will spend on buying two bulls that I can use in ploughing our farm."
Matano's family
access_time 8 years ago
Matano enrolled.
"I am planning to buy a water tank and gutters. I will also buy sand and cement which I will use to plaster my house,finally I will buy glass windows for my house."
Pamella's family
access_time 8 years ago
Pamella received a $99 initial payment.
"I paid 3,000KES for school fees for my child, and bought a pair of shoes @700KES and school uniform @ 700KES. I also spent 600KES on buying a water storage tank and a basin, and 2,000KES on buying dry maize for consumption."
Elizabeth's family
access_time 8 years ago
Elizabeth received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy water tank and household equipment's."
Dorine's family
access_time 8 years ago
Dorine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced is not being able to access fresh drinking water since the main water source is very far away from the village."
Rebecca's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rebecca enrolled.
"I plan to spend the transfer to complete constructing my house. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy a water tank that I will use to harvest rainwater. I also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees."
Carolyne's family
access_time 8 years ago
Carolyne received a $494 second payment.
"I spent my first lumpsum transfer on moving to my home and building an iron roofed house.I also started a cereal business,bought water container and paid school fees for my nephew."
Ruth's family
access_time 8 years ago
Ruth received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy a water tank to help me harvest enough rain water. I'm also planning to buy some animals with the remaining portion."
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