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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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Juma's family
access_time 8 days ago
Juma received a $444 second payment.
"My life is different now, my dreams and plans have come to pass. I am happy and my mind is settled because I have constructed a two bedroomed iron roofed house and I am hopefull of marrying a wife. I used to gamble with life and completely had no hope."
Samwel's family
access_time 8 days ago
Samwel received a $23 twelfth payment.
"In the next six months, I expect to have fully engaged in potato farming. I already have a piece of land ready for this activity. It is an activity that I hope will change my life since the business in this sector is currently booming. My plan is also to sell sheep and have my next step -to buy a young cow and I hope to have accomplished this by the end of the six months."
Anna's family
access_time 8 days ago
Anna enrolled.
"Receiving this money means that I shall spend it to build iron-roofed house for better acommdation. The current house I sleep leaks a lot and whenever it rains ,we have to fold our beddings. This is so much irritating."
Justine's family
access_time 8 days ago
Justine enrolled.
"When I receive this money, I will enroll to school and pursue a course in journalism so that I can attain a brighter future."
Concy's family
access_time 8 days ago
Concy enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is lack of enough money for buying a plot ,that I will build rentals to let out for money. This money which can be realised out of rentals will help in paying school fees for my children. "
Lakeri's family
access_time 8 days ago
Lakeri enrolled.
"Receiving this money means that I shall spend it for building an iron-roofed house. This is because in future I predict ,there will be no more thatching grass for roofing."
Keletesia's family
access_time 8 days ago
Keletesia enrolled.
"Receiving this money will enable me attain good medical attention, buy some household items and some cows for diary."
Paul's family
access_time 8 days ago
Paul received a $444 second payment.
"My life is now very bright because I dress decently and I feed well. I am also a free man after clearing my old debts. This enabled me to secure my two pieces of farmland that I had mortgaged off. Previously, life was very hard because I would move the whole village in search of manual jobs so as to clear my debts. This has changed because with the cash transfer I was able to execute my plans at once. "
Chepkemoi's family
access_time 8 days ago
Chepkemoi received a $545 initial payment.
"Clearing school fees is the biggest thing that this money that has happened in my daily life."
John's family
access_time 8 days ago
John received a $50 fourth payment.
"I am planning to start a second hand clothes business to help me sustain my needs. This will see my earn a daily income that will help me meet my daily households needs."