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.
Elizabeth's family
access_time 8 years ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"We plan to spend the transfer to buy a water tank that we will use to harvest rainwater. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy fertilizer, tomatoe seeds and insecticides which we will apply to our tomatoes in the farm. We also plan to spend the transfer to furnish our house buy adding more furniture."
Grace's family
access_time 8 years ago
Grace enrolled.
"I have planned to expand my house,buy some livestock and a water tank."
Faith's family
access_time 8 years ago
Faith enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that getting water is a problem as our source of water is very far and it takes me one hour to get the water and we also pay for it."
Emilly's family
access_time 8 years ago
Emilly received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because my current house is too small to accommodate my entire family. I'm also planning to buy water pump for irrigation purposes."
Benta's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benta received a $99 initial payment.
"I paid 5,000 KES fee to my son in high school. Paid 2,500 KES fee to my two children in primary school. I also used the remaining amount to fix my water tank."
Loice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Loice received a $99 initial payment.
"I used a portion of the transfer to buy a mattress because I didn't have one. I also bought cooking utensils and water containers."
Helida's family
access_time 8 years ago
Helida received a $493 second payment.
"I spent my first lumpsum transfer on paying school fees for my children.I also bought a water tank."
Benter's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benter received a $98 initial payment.
"I used a larger portion of the transfer to repair my pit latrine. I also used settled water bills with the remaining amount."
Nora's family
access_time 8 years ago
Nora received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to buy water tank so that I may be able to store water, because getting water for household use is very difficult in this area."
Rose's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having made sisal ropes and after selling them I was able to buy two goats and a water container , making sisal ropes is a very tedious process and to be able to buy something with the money I get from my sisal ropes makes me very happy."
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