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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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Eunice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Eunice received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to plaster my main house with sand and cement with that my upcoming lumpsum payment and use the remaining amount for buying a cow."
Beatrice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Beatrice received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy 1 cow, build my own big house and buy chairs in my house."
Kennedy's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Kennedy received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a bull and complete building my main house with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Benjlina's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Benjlina received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to venture in sugarcane farming with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Monicka's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Monicka received a $495 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives us lectures on how to use the cash and so we are able to make good use of the cash but other organizations don't give any way forward on how to use their products in a better way."
George's family
access_time over 5 years ago
George received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lump-sum payment to pay dowry and expand my house."
Joan's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joan received a $99 initial payment.
"I will start an mpesa shop with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Florence's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Florence received a $495 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives us cash that enables us to get what we seriously need but other organizations only give particular items that don't bring much effect in our lives."
Milca's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Milca received a $99 initial payment.
"I am now living in a small house and therefore when I get my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will build a new house and invest the remaining amount in a general shop."
Rose's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rose received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend it on building for my eldest son who is not able ."