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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.
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William's family
access_time 2 hours ago
William received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"I expect to have completed building my own house at my father's compound in the next six months. This will be very nice since I don't like sharing a room with my cousins who are way younger than me. I will spend the monthly transfers to buy building materials bit by bit until I have enough. According to my plan, I will have a new house that wholly belongs to me." (Campaign: UBI)
Joseph's family
access_time 1 day ago
Joseph received a $21 twenty-third payment.
"In the next six months, I will have established a tea nursery . I intend to plant them on my farm. This has been informed by the construction of a factory in a nearby village. The factory has now been completed and is already processing tea. I want to be part of the people supplying the crop in order to also benefit. In the next six months, I will be having tea seedlings already in the next six months." (Campaign: UBI)
Hillary's family
access_time 2 days ago
Hillary received a $21 twenty-third payment.
"I expect my life to have improved in the next six months because I will be having more sheep to my flock. I will be using the transfers to buy one every one month. This means that I will have about 5 more sheep. This will then give me a lot of money on selling the sheep. They multiply quickly and make me financially able to provide for my family. In the next six months, I will be able to take my household through famine without lacking too much on basic needs." (Campaign: UBI)
Kipyegon's family
access_time 2 days ago
Kipyegon received a $240 second payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I would have transferred all the tea seedling from the nursery bed to the farm. I will devote much of my time to other income-generating activities which will boost my daily income." (Campaign: UBI)
Joan's family
access_time 2 days ago
Joan received a $240 second payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will have saved some money from the casual jobs in the village to buy a piece of land and build a better and spacious house for my family. I will be so happy to have my own house and do my own project without any stress." (Campaign: UBI)
Gilbert's family
access_time 3 days ago
Gilbert received a $241 second payment.
"In the next six months, I expect my life to change in that I will be more economically empowered than I am right now. I expect to have established my farm and more improved livestock keeping and change my life a lot." (Campaign: UBI)
Mercy's family
access_time 5 days ago
Mercy received a $241 second payment.
"In the next six months, I expect my life to change in that I shall have accumulated enough money to buy a piece of land. I am currently staying at home and have plans of acquiring my own piece of land and building a house in it. I am looking forward to accomplishing all these plans over the next six months." (Campaign: UBI)
Chepkirui's family
access_time 7 days ago
Chepkirui received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"In the next six months, I will have a vibrant poultry business. I will be collecting more than 15 eggs per day which will be enough to provide basic needs for my children and myself. I am focusing on making this a business so that I get a daily income. I am hoping that the current improvements to expand it, will yield results in the next six months." (Campaign: UBI)
Beatrice's family
access_time 7 days ago
Beatrice received a $22 twenty-second payment.
"I expect to have increased my savings in my merry go round group. Since schools have been suspended, I will be adding the money that I would have used on fees and school supplies for my child into the merry go round group. This way I will be saving double the money that I have been saving in the past up to the time when the coronavirus pandemic will have subsided. I will have more savings in the next six months that I have ever had in any equal period of time." (Campaign: UBI)
Leonard's family
access_time 7 days ago
Leonard received a $22 twenty-sixth payment.
"In the next six months, I will be having a dairy cow on my farm. I will buy a dairy cow using the money I have been saving in a merry ground in my village. This way, I will have acquired a source of milk to use in the school that I run. I will have reduced the money I would incur from buying milk for daily use. I have over 160 students in the school and the feeding program would otherwise every expansive. This will even increase the benefits I get from my business." (Campaign: UBI)
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