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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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Mary's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to expand my current house to be more spacious then cement the walls and floor. "
Judith's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Judith received a $99 initial payment.
"I will plaster my main house with sand and cement then pay school fees for my children with the remaining amount and that is how I will spend my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Emilly's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Emilly received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to plaster my house and plant rice."
Amos's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Amos received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on moving to my home and build an iron roofed house."
Merceline's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Merceline received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to start a grocery business, buy things for the house then pay school fee."
George's family
access_time over 6 years ago
George received a $99 initial payment.
"When I will receive my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will clear secondary school fees for my child with 30000 KES and invest the remaining 20000 KES in livestock."
Helena's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Helena received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to build a house and boost my business."
Rispa's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Rispa received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to clear fee balance and build a house with the upcoming lumpsum payment."
James's family
access_time over 6 years ago
James received a $493 second payment.
"GD is an NGOs that is not corrupt at all they do their selection free and fair without asking for any bribe while other NGOs are very corrupt they are not free and fair, they ask for bribe when they are doing their selections."
Elisha's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Elisha received a $99 initial payment.
"I planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house."