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.
Caroline's family
access_time 8 years ago
Caroline received a $98 initial payment.
"I spent my token payment on buying 10 iron sheets, & a water super drum. I paid school fees for my children and bought food our daily consumption."
Violet's family
access_time 8 years ago
Violet enrolled.
"The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wash utensils, clean the house and to go fetch water."
Caren's family
access_time 8 years ago
Caren enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is to get access to clean drinking water since the main source of clean water is some kilometers away from my home hence obtaining water is a very big stress in this area."
Sofia's family
access_time 8 years ago
Sofia enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is scarcity of water. Sometimes we have to buy water from vendors at exorbitant prices."
Richard's family
access_time 8 years ago
Richard enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is water scarcity. We have to walk for long distance to the lake to fetch water."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $98 initial payment.
"I spent my token payment on buying a 210 ml water super drum and a goat. I paid 2,000KES for my group loan table banking and 2,000KES, for my child school fees."
Damarice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Damarice received a $98 initial payment.
"I spent my token payment on buying a mattress, and my children’s clothes. I paid an outstanding debt of 2,000KES, and bought 20 jerrycans for fetching water."
John's family
access_time 8 years ago
John enrolled.
"I am planning to dig a pit latrine because I have been using my neighbour's for quite sometime.I am also planning to drill a borehole inorder to curb water scarcity that is very common in this area."
Jenipher's family
access_time 8 years ago
Jenipher received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on buying a cows to pay dowry to my late son’s wife. This will help me keep custody of my grandchildren. I am also planning to build a water tank to safely keep water. I have nothing to help me hold water in my house. I will also repair my house."
Rebeka's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rebeka enrolled.
"I have planned to buy a water tank,buy some furniture and some livestock."
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