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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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Esta's family
access_time 13 hours ago
Esta enrolled.
"Receiving this money means to build ironroofed house that will provide comfortable accommodation for my family. "
Hellen's family
access_time 13 hours ago
Hellen enrolled.
"Receiving this money means I will be able to meet the scholastic needs of my children. "
Margret's family
access_time 13 hours ago
Margret enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is my children are so sickly and Iam solely responsible for their care since my spouse has abandoned me, because of the second wife. "
Agiripina's family
access_time 13 hours ago
Agiripina enrolled.
"My plan is to build ironroofed house with the transfers."
Joseph's family
access_time 13 hours ago
Joseph received a $22 twelfth payment.
"I expect that in the next six months, I will be able to pay school fees more comfartable without having to overwork myself. I expect to have more than one source of income so that I am able to take of my family better."
Emmanuel's family
access_time 14 hours ago
Emmanuel enrolled.
"I pay rent of 4000 shillings per month for my welding shop in Bamba. This is apart from electricity bill which amounts to 3000 shillings a month. I find this to be a lot of money that caters for liabilities thus reducing my income. My desire is to have my own premises that will cut down the cost of rent. I will therefore pool my savings and add to this transfer in order to purchase a piece of land and build a rental house in Bamba. This will be a house of 12 habitable rooms plus 3 shop premises. I will then relocate my business and rent the rest of the house. This will mean earning more income that will enable me to save more and meet my family needs without difficulty."
Collins's family
access_time 14 hours ago
Collins received a $523 second payment.
"My life is different because I managed to build a new home because the casual labor that I used to do could not have raised money to build a new home. I was also able to formalize my marriage by paying her bride prize without wish she would still be nagging me or she would have abandoned me like my first wife that left me for nonpayment of her dowry. I managed to reclaim my motorbike that was seized by Kenya Women microfinance that had taken it because i had defaulted loan payment."
Agnes's family
access_time 15 hours ago
Agnes enrolled.
"Receiving this money means i will build a house and also recover my rented out land."
Joseph's family
access_time 15 hours ago
Joseph enrolled.
"The biggest hardship i have faced is raising my children as a single father. My wife passed on and left me with a young child."
Emmanuel's family
access_time 15 hours ago
Emmanuel enrolled.
"The biggiest hardship in my life is lack of enough support for sustaining my family welfare."