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.
Linet's family
access_time 8 years ago
Linet enrolled.
"I plan to spend the transfer to plaster my house. I also plan to spend the transfer to build a toilet. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow that would help me with milk."
Benta's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benta enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on buying items that I lack in my house like chairs, a table and a bed. I will spend part of the transfer to build a bigger house as the one I stay in is very small and I will also buy a cow and a goat so that I can keep them for milk and meat. I will use the remaining amount to start a small business of selling clothes so that I can support my family using the income that the business will generate."
Jackline's family
access_time 8 years ago
Jackline enrolled.
"I am planning to buy materials to be used in repairing my house, build a good pit latrine and buy some cows which I will milk and sell the surplus milk in the village."
Nancy's family
access_time 8 years ago
Nancy enrolled.
"I am planning to save the money so that when my son goes to secondary school next year we will be able to pay his fees. Some part of the transfers we will use to buy cows and pay dowry."
Cyprian's family
access_time 8 years ago
Cyprian enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that through my business of brick making, I was able to buy a cow and a ploughing machine that I own."
Everlyne's family
access_time 8 years ago
Everlyne enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on starting a business of selling fish in the market, we will spend part of it on paying dowry as my husband will buy two cows that he will take to my parents back in our village and the remaining amount I will spend on building a small house for my eldest son who is now a grown up and needs to stay on his own."
Jane's family
access_time 8 years ago
Jane received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to build a house and l also plan to buy a cow and to pay school."
Millicent's family
access_time 8 years ago
Millicent enrolled.
"I plan to spend the transfer to construct a bigger house that can accommodate my family. I also plan to use the transfer to buy a cow that will provide me with milk. I also plan to spend the transfer in buying furniture. I also plan to spend the transfer to start a business."
Edward's family
access_time 8 years ago
Edward enrolled.
"I plan to spend the transfer to construct my new house being that I currently stay in a rental house. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow that would provide me with milk. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy household items like furniture and beddings."
Grace's family
access_time 8 years ago
Grace enrolled.
"First, I would like to build a big house because this is too small for us. Secondly I would like to buy a goat because it is easier to raise compared to a Cow."
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