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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.
Victoria's family
access_time 5 years ago
Victoria received a $23 twelfth payment.
"In the next six months, I would want to buy a cow. It is my dream which I see myself accomplishing. I would not want to go back to where I was before the transfers. I want to be independent and give my children a bright future."
Millicent's family
access_time 5 years ago
Millicent received a $256 second payment.
"In the next six months, I. I also expect to have a bumper harvest of maize and beans. I am planning to use the best seeds and fertilizer in my farm this season to enable better growth and development of my crops. A good harvest will enable me to have plenty of food in my house which I will be able to sell some to make money for addressing other household needs."
Kadzo's family
access_time 5 years ago
Kadzo received a $534 second payment.
"My life is now different in that we do not struggle so much with our daily necessities like meals, like we struggled with in the past. We catered for our most disturbing needs with the transfers and now we can concentrate on improving our living standards by having a better life and better meals with the income that we make from our casual engagements."
Kahindi's family
access_time 5 years ago
Kahindi received a $534 second payment.
"My life is now different in that I own cattle and I now have a better and more spacious and comfortable house for my family and I."
Katana's family
access_time 5 years ago
Katana received a $534 second payment.
"My life is now different in that I am now self employed and I no longer have to depend on casual jobs that are not always available. i am now self employed i do not have to depend on casual jobs."
Kilifi's family
access_time 5 years ago
Kilifi received a $534 second payment.
"My life is now different in that I now have a better house and I also own cattle and goats. I also have a comfortable bed now."
Kazungu's family
access_time 5 years ago
Kazungu received a $534 second payment.
"My life is now different in that I now own cattle that can produce milk for sale, and also assist me in ploughing my land. I also have a comfortable bed that I lay on."
Christine's family
access_time 5 years ago
Christine received a $256 second payment.
"In the next six months, I expect to have started running my shop and earning profit from it. This will make most of my financial constraints manageable and I will be able to meet my basic needs. I will also be expecting a good harvest in the next six months, having used modern farm inputs this season."
Angeline's family
access_time 5 years ago
Angeline received a $256 second payment.
"In the next six months, I expect to have a good yield from my farm which I shall use to support my family. Having adequate food in the house will enable us as a family to focus on other areas of development such as paying school fees for the school going children. I believe that education is the key to success and when they shall have completed their studies, they will not only be able to seek formal employment. They will also be able to use the skills they might have learned to create for themselves job opportunities."
Richard's family
access_time 5 years ago
Richard received a $256 second payment.
"In the next six months, I expect my lifestyle to greatly improve since my earnings will mainly go to acquiring food for my family and paying school fees for my son. This means that they will be feeding well and as a result, they will feel more healthy and less stressed up. In addition, I shall always be having some little savings which I shall use to support my son in pursuit for his studies. This is a long term investment that I believe will yield much for my family once he completes the study and secures a good job."