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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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Tabu's family
access_time 2 days ago
Tabu received a $493 second payment.
"My life is very different from how it would have been because through the transfers, I was able to purchase livestock such as a dairy cow. Currently, it has already started producing milk and my children are really enjoying the white tea. Also very soon I am planning to sell the remaining litres to my friends and get an income. In addition to this, I was able to construct a new house for my children. Back in the days, they have been sleeping at their friend's houses, away from the village becasue the family house was not spacious. This has been frustrating me for a long becasue in my village heir are some wild animals like elephants and they have been harming few individuals. The money brought a big relief into our lives becasue they no longer have to move from one end to the other seeking shelter and we no longer have to worry about the wild animals."
Mercy's family
access_time 2 days ago
Mercy received a $493 second payment.
"My life is now different than how it would have been becasue, I managed to revive my kiosk business. The loss that I experienced from my clients and I was using the same capital to feed my family contributed to such. However after rcibvedbg the trasers I gave it a priority since it has been my source of income. I am glad it's now restored back to its normal state and I am getting enough profits to cater to the family's needs. Also, goats that I purchased I am assured that very soon I will have many of them and this will enable me to accomplish most of my goals"
Bahati's family
access_time 2 days ago
Bahati received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different than how it would have been becasue, through the transfer, I manage to add another room to my house. Initially, it had a single room and my family is big therefore it couldn't accommodate us all. Some of my children used to seek shelter from relatives which a bit stressful. Also, the ox that I managed to purchase makes my life different in a positive way. It will be of great help to me in my farming activities because becasue of my old age, using my own hands was somehow tricky and most of the time I need up getting a low harvest."
Dama's family
access_time 2 days ago
Dama received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different than how it would have been becasue the money empowered me to purchase a dairy cow which I am now keeping in my compound. Also, through the cow, I am now getting plenty litres of milk for free that is for my children's consumption and planning to sell the other litres to my neighbours. From its business, I will be able to generate an income whereby I will no longer strain in sustaining my family's needs. Also, the tree cutting machine has changed our lives in general because we at least earn a living g through it. I am so grateful for now because there's no much struggling especially in meeting the family's needs,"
Zawadi's family
access_time 2 days ago
Zawadi received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different than how it would have been because since I started receiving the money, I managed to construct a very decent spacious house. The initial one was very small and in a bad state some of its walls had cracks and though that, I was always attacked by some rodents. As a result, most of my properties were always damaged, and replacing them was a bit expensive. It is now a huge relief to me because I no longer have to worry about all those insecurity issues and the rains. Also, the bedding that I purchased has made my life smoother in such a way that I do no complain bout back pain like before."
Kavumbi's family
access_time 3 days ago
Kavumbi received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different after receiving my transfer in that I am living a happy life was able to construct a better shelter for my family. Also, I was able to purchase two goats with my transfer and purchase sufficient food for my family."
Fatuma's family
access_time 3 days ago
Fatuma received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different in that it has greatly improved since I started receiving my transfer. I was able to purchase oxen with my first transfer and bought ox-plough with this, I am hoping my farming will be uplifted. Also, I was just a house wife but now I am engaging in income generating activity, that is livestock rearing."
Kana's family
access_time 3 days ago
Kana received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I did not receive my transfer in that, I am a happy man after fulfill my desires. First, I was able to boost my shop business with a huge part of my first transfer. I invested $450 in the business and is now stable. Second, I paid $100 to clear first terms fees for my child who is in secondary school. I also own a pair of oxen which will improve my subsistence farming."
Kazungu's family
access_time 3 days ago
Kazungu received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different than it was since I was able to own livestock an investment that I have been longing for. I was temporary casual labour doing any casual activity that could earn me a living. With my family of 8 members I was struggling to meet their basic needs like food. I was left with no coin for other need especially clothing , at the moment my children are having enough clothes and food courtesy of my transfer."
Kanze's family
access_time 3 days ago
Kanze received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different in that my children are learning without their education being interrupted due to lack of school fees. Moreover, I am able to earn income from the motorbike taxi everyday which helps me to put food on the table without struggling much unlike before. Furthermore, I am now owning one dairy cow and very soon it will give birth and I will have enough milk supply for my family."