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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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Siprosa's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Siprosa enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to build a better house for my family. My current house is dilapidated and I fear that it might collapse. "
Morine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Morine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to build a better house for my family. The house we live in is dilapidated and I fear that it might collapse. "
Benard's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Benard enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my children. If I am unable to raise the required fees they may drop out of school. "
Margaret's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having been a successful farmer and managed to buy household items like chairs, plates and tables with proceeds from the sale of my crops. "
Millicent's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Millicent enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to buy farm inputs like seeds and fertiliser which means that I might not be able to plant any crops this season. "
Eunice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income for myself and my spouse. We rely on casual jobs for our income but at times work is often difficult to get, this means that we cannot afford everything we need to live. "
Janet's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Janet received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails and build a simba for my son. I also plan to buy cement, sand and pay labour to cement the floor and walls of my house to finish."
Jane's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"I had a small plot of land that i could not farm on but now i have a place to farm on."
Teresa's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Teresa received a $493 second payment.
"GD has helped boost my chicken rearing business and i will begin to sell the one month old birds for not less than KES 200 each. I am assured of paying school fees, meeting household needs and investing back into the business."
Maseline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Maseline received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house for my family. I also hope to clear school fees arrears."