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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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Ann's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Ann received a $475 third payment.
"We bought two cows 30000 KES, steel doors and windows 12000 KES and two sacks of maize 4600 KES."
Rose's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Rose received a $493 second payment.
"Other Ngos like World Vision require us to pay bribes in order to receive transfers as opposed to GD."
Ruth's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Ruth received a $493 second payment.
"GD is better than other Ngos since it gives out cash, which can enable us afford myriads of items and properties including land as opposed to other Ngos that give us donations that are "non money form" such as sandals that cannot solve most of our problems."
Mary's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Mary received a $475 third payment.
"I bought sand 7000 KES, soil 6500 KES, cement 4500 KES, labor charges 10200 KES, bed 3500 KES, maize 3000 KES, school fees 500 KES , saving 2000 KES and the rest I spent on food."
Flora's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Flora received a $493 second payment.
"My life has because l have lighting system l will not buy paraffin again, l am also eating well."
Pamela's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Pamela received a $475 third payment.
"My life is different because I currently feed my family well and we have a better house than what we were living in before receiving transfers."
Joram's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Joram received a $493 second payment.
"Before I got transfers from GD ,feeding my household members used to be a problem since I never had any source of income but now I have made a step since I have invested in quarrying business that generates for us daily income that caters for my household needs. This has revamped peace and love in our family, the biggest difference in my daily life."
Maria's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Maria received a $475 third payment.
"I have a new goal of starting a small business of selling household items."
Millicent's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Millicent received a $493 second payment.
"I have been living in a poor environment since my husband died but thanks to GD for giving us transfers that have enabled me renovate my main house; I am now living in a cleaner and safer environment as than before, the biggest difference in my daily life."
Roseline's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Roseline enrolled.
"The achievement we're proudest of is having been able to build our current house, we use to live in a very small house made of five iron sheets. "