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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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Benard's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Benard enrolled.
"I'm natural comedian and few years back I was engaged in some local radio station to entertain the listeners, that to me was a good achievement even though the radio collapsed due to poor management. "
Everline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Everline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we're facing currently is on making ends meet, I work in some local hotel but the day's wage is too small to support the family. "
David's family
access_time over 2 years ago
David enrolled.
"The biggest hardship in my life is on making ends meet and paying school fees for my children,this is because the casual jobs I depend on are no longer readily available making life very difficult. "
Damaris's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Damaris enrolled.
"The biggest hardship in our lives currently is on paying school fees for our child in form one who should be joining form two come next year."
Lawrence's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Lawrence enrolled.
"The achievement I'm proudest of was when I planted some vegetables which I later sold and used on paying school fees for my children. "
Morine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Morine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship facing us currently is on paying school fees and on making ends meet. My husband is bus conductor with little pay to sustain the family."
Enock's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Enock received a $474 third payment.
"I spent my third cash trasfer to buy a cooking gas worth 5500KES,music system 5000KES,battery 4000KES,renovation of the house 6000KES,kept 10000KES as savings,a sack of maize 2900KES,blanket 1000KES and used the rest of the money for shopping and food."
Calleb's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Calleb received a $474 third payment.
"I have managed to get a break through with the transfers I got from Give Directly. My son is now acquiring O-level certificate courtesy of Give Directly. Finally, I have managed to acquire more livestock that has improved my safety net and I am no longer vulnerable to economic shocks. This is how my life is different after receiving transfers from Give Directly. "
Emmaculate's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Emmaculate enrolled.
"My proudest achivement is that we managed to build our own house .I was initially staying in Ahero town where we were spending alot of money in paying rent.l can now use the money in paying school fees for my daughter in nursery school."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The achievement we're very pleased with is, having built this our house, because we used to live in a grass-thatched house that would leak when it was raining."