GDLive Newsfeed
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.
Mary's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"Our first plan is to use part of the transfer to buy a cow, that would provide us with milk, and a bull, that we intend to use together with the three we already have, to plough our farms. Secondly, we intend to use another part of the transfer to buy a second-hand motorcycle for income generation. Lastly, we plan to use the remaining amount to open a butcher."
Magret's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Magret enrolled.
"I plan to boost my business because this is my source of income.I would also buy a cow that I can milk.And the last transfer,I plan to built for my son his house that was burnt and partly pay school fees for my daughter."
Mary's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"Firstly, I intend to use part of the transfer to build a bigger house with three rooms, because this one is small. Secondly, I plan to use another part of the transfer to buy furniture. Lastly, I intend to use the remaining amount to buy a cow, that would provide us with milk for family use, and three sheep, as an investment for my famly."
Sharon's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Sharon received a $490 second payment.
"I spent the second transfer to buy 2 cows that I'll keep for milk hence I can sell and earn a living, I also bought few equipment for my saloon business to attract more customers."
Milka's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Milka enrolled.
"I plan to spend the transfer to expand my business. I also plan to spend part of the transfer to pay school fees. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow."
Pelesia's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Pelesia enrolled.
"We intend to build another house since the current one is very small and not strong,we also plan to buy one dairy cow to raise.The remaining amount will go on paying school fees for our children in primary school."
Consolata's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Consolata enrolled.
"We plan to buy two bulls and one dairy cow to raise, we also intend to build another house given that the current one is small for our family.Lastly we hope to use the little money left to buy food for the family."
Janet's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Janet enrolled.
"We plan to invest part of our transfer on sugarcane farming by buying seeds, fertilizers and pay for labour, secondly we intend to buy one dairy cow and use the remaining amount to buy household items like furniture."
Jenipher's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Jenipher enrolled.
"I'm planning to pay school fees for my child in form three, renovate my current house since the walls are termite infested and getting weaker by day,lastly I will buy one dairy cow to raise."
Caroline's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Caroline enrolled.
"My proudest Achievements is I was able to do little saving and bought a cow which I nowadays get milk from it. "
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