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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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Millicent's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Millicent received a $464 third payment.
"I used all of my last transfer to build a house since the one I used to live in before was small and old."
Leah's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Leah received a $467 third payment.
"I received my third transfer when I had a court case with my in-laws who felt jealous of me having accepted GD transfers. That resulted them into very petty issues with me that finally landed me in a court. I therefore spent a portion of the transfer to settle the court case. Secondly, I paid school fee for my younger brother in secondary school. Since the death of our parents, the boy had been under my care, be it school fee, food, clothing and any other necessity. I found a big relief when I received this transfer that enabled me settle his school fee arrears. I was and is still very happy with this organisation and wishes it revisits my village for the second time."
Lilian's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Lilian received a $455 third payment.
"I used my last transfer to buy a cow to rear, I had wished to have one so that one day when it gives birth it will give me milk, I paid fees arrears for my high school child and finished up my house."
Lilian's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Lilian received a $465 third payment.
"Sometime back my house burnt down and I lost everything in the inferno, so when I received my third transfer, I bought the household items I had lost. I bought furniture, bedding and other household items. I also paid school fees for my children who are in primary using the remaining amount."
Peres's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Peres received a $467 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on revamping my business. My business was almost going bankrupt and the transfer was God sent because I was almost closing down my cosmetic shop. The remaining part of the money I used in paying school fees for my children who used to be sent home each and every time for fee balance."
Calvin's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Calvin received a $465 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on buying building materials that I used to plaster my house that was initially made of mud. I do not have to smear it with mud everyday. I also bought some sheep for rearing."
Mourine's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Mourine received a $484 third payment.
"I used my last transfer to build a house I bought timber and paid the builders and got food for the builders I had bought the other materials with my second transfer so this last transfer I used to finish up the house."
Dorka's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Dorka received a $464 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on paying schools fee for my 2 children who are in secondary school. I also paid school fees for my other 4 children who are in a private primary school. They used to be sent home each and every time because of school fee arrears."
Pamela's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Pamela received a $482 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on paying school fees for my 2 children in secondary school since they were sent home for fees arrears.I also bought food and furniture with rest."
Charles's family
access_time 12 hours ago
Charles received a $465 third payment.
"I spent part of my third transfer to tile my floor. It was a mud floor and most of the time it had potholes. My house is so neat now after the tilling. I also plastered my walls that were also made of mud and there were a lot of bedbugs as the mud was acting as their breeding places. This is no longer the case. My house is free from bedbugs currently."