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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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Alice's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Alice enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on paying my dowry as my husband will buy two cows that will be paid to my parents, I have a child who is joining form one next year so I will pay school fees for him,we have a farm that has not been attended to for a very long time and its now bushy so we will pay someone to clear the land for us,I will spend part of the transfer also to buy a motorcycle that my husband will use in moving around whenever he is going to his work of electronics repair and the remaining amount I will spend on starting a small business of shopkeeping."
Janet's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Janet enrolled.
"I am proudest of owning a dairy cow that is producing large quantity of milk."
Phillippines's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Phillippines enrolled.
"I would say, owning a dairy cow is the achievement I am proudest of because I am sure of a regular supply of milk."
Vincent's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Vincent enrolled.
"Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to buy a cow. We managed to do this from the savings that we got from sand harvesting."
Syprose's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Syprose enrolled.
"I would like to use part of the transfer to build a house because we do not have our own house. Secondly l would wish to open up a business to generate income to sustain my family. Finally l would like to use the rest of the money to buy a cow which will help us incase of any emergency."
Gandencia's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Gandencia enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have a dairy cow that I purchased with my proceeds from farming and so I no longer have to spend money on buying milk."
Daniel's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Daniel enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on clearing some debts like school fees for my children using the first transfer,the second tranfer I will spend on buying some bricks that I will use in building my house and the remaining amount I will spend on buying a dairy cow."
Hellen's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Hellen enrolled.
"We plan to spend the transfer to buy a dairy cow. We also plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my children. We also plan to spend the to plaster the floor of my house."
Pamela's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Pamela enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to buy sheep. I saved a little money which I then used to buy the sheep. I had a bigger plan to buy a cow in future."
Alice's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Alice enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on building a house,I will spend part of the transfer on buying household items like chairs and utensils, I will also spend part of the transfer on buying two dairy cows and one bull that we will use in ploughing our farm. I will spend some of the transfer on starting a small business of a salon and the remaining amount we will spend on paying school fees for our child."
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