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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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Maurice's family
access_time 9 hours ago
Maurice received a $483 third payment.
"I am a farmer mostly involved in horticulture so when I received the transfer I used it to buy pipes to help me in transferring water from the river to the farm. I used part of the money to pay school fees for my son who is finishing high school this year then lastly I bought sofa set seat for my house this is because I had no seats."
Peter's family
access_time 9 hours ago
Peter received a $469 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I am in the process of acquiring my own land that I am going to use for cultivation to improve thefeeding of my family. My wife's health has also improved greatly since she recieved better treatment. "
Elizabeth's family
access_time 9 hours ago
Elizabeth received a $466 third payment.
"I spent part of my third transfer paying school fees for my step daughter in secondary school. I used the remaining on buying food for my family consumes. I also bought chicken that I am keeping for business purposes. I am grateful for the transfer."
Mariko's family
access_time 9 hours ago
Mariko received a $469 initial payment.
"When I received my first transfer, I felt a lot of joy and relief all over my body and mind that could not go un noticed."
Joyce's family
access_time 9 hours ago
Joyce received a $469 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I feel the burden of lacking enough land for cultivation and my children continuity to study has been lifted. This is because I got my land back and I now have my cows that will reproduce and I will sell some in case need arises. "
Janet's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Janet received a $456 third payment.
"I used my last transfer to buy two cows to help pay my dowry, and then we had a debt of 2000 Kes to pay up to help us to finally acquire a motorbike, so we paid up and now we have our own motorbike which my husband uses to transport people. The remaining money I bought small household items like cupboard and buying the children clothes"
Everline's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Everline received a $469 initial payment.
"The moment I recieved my money, I felt very happy and lost sleep immediately that I wanted it to be morning."
Mary's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Mary received a $466 third payment.
"I spent my last transfer to buy a cow to help me with milk once it gives birth, I also paid school fees for my son in college, lastly I leased a farm to plant vegetables that I sell to retailers in turn I get an income for my household."
Christine's family
access_time 12 hours ago
Christine received a $469 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have now got my own motocycle that is earning me a daily income to support my family. Unlike before, my family and I were unable to constantly feed but now, we can afford daily meals."
Paul's family
access_time 3 days ago
Paul received a $470 initial payment.
"That moment i received the money, I was overwhelmed with joy because I knew it's going to make a positive impact to my family life."