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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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Lydia's family
access_time 3 years ago
Lydia received a $97 initial payment.
"I felt very happy because my children will never be send home for school fees again."
Fredrick's family
access_time 3 years ago
Fredrick received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money I was doing some casual work for a customer. I felt suddenly sighed with relief and what went through my mind then is that even if they delayed to pay me as often happens, I would still be able to cater for my family for some time because of GD transfer, thank you."
Josephine's family
access_time 3 years ago
Josephine received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer, I got very happy and went down on my knees to praise the almighty God for seeing me through."
Dorine's family
access_time 3 years ago
Dorine received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, l now have a place where l can spent my night as compared to before when l was sharing a house with my mother but l was not comfortable. I also spent the first transfer to start a small scale business of sell fish and now l am getting my daily basic needs from it."
Seline's family
access_time 3 years ago
Seline received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I am now very happy because I have all the building materials which I will need to build my house. Thank you GD for the transfer"
Anne's family
access_time 3 years ago
Anne received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received my transfer I felt so happy and thanked Gd for the money. By then my child had stayed home for five days over fee break and the money just came right on time."
Moses's family
access_time 3 years ago
Moses received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I now have my own fishing boat and nolonger have to hire a boat for fishing. This has increased my income in that, the money I would hire to spend a boat, I now use to do something else. Thank you GD for the transfer"
Rogers's family
access_time 3 years ago
Rogers received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have managed to cement my house into a semi- permanent house from a mud one which I was previously staying in and now I am no longer worried of incurring frequent expense of smearing it ,mainly on rainy season as rain used to destroy the mud and leave the walls in an unaesthetic state. I have also acquire my Kenya Certificate of Secondary education which had been with held by my previous high school for four good years due to school fees arrears which I hadn't settled and now I am so happy since I will further my education with ease and with confidence on application."
Susan's family
access_time 3 years ago
Susan received a $97 initial payment.
" Despite high cost of living I felt very happy since I was able to pay school fees for my children."
Evans's family
access_time 3 years ago
Evans received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily is that, l now have my own cow-bull for farming l do not need to wait for other people to work on my farm."