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.
Dorine's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Dorine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when I was involved in a road accident and injured my limb. It later became difficult for me to do the initial business which I used to do. Therefore I couldn't make as much income as before and so my son had to defer his degree program until now due to lack of fees."
Ezekiel's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Ezekiel enrolled.
"I have planned to set up a business that will help me take care of my children."
Moses's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Moses enrolled.
"I plan to build a house and to start a business. I realize that fuel and paraffin are on high demand here, so I will invest in that business."
Evaline's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Evaline enrolled.
"I am planning to inject more capital into my small business, I usually sell fish and I would like to be able to buy and sell larger quantities. The rest of the money I will use to buy iron sheets, timber, cement, nails, sand and also to pay workers who will use the materials to build me a house." (Occupation: Small business)
Lilian's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Lilian enrolled.
"I am planning to use the first transfer to build a toilet, the second transfer I will use to inject some capital into my small business and also buy two oxen to be used to help when tilling my farm. The third transfer I will put into a fixed deposit account so that I can get some interest to help in the future." (Occupation: Small business)
Judith's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Judith enrolled.
"I am planning to buy materials that I will use to build a homestead. I will also use part of the transfers to start a small business."
Yvonne's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Yvonne received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to pay school fee and start a small business." (Occupation: Small business)
Emerencia's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Emerencia received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to spend the transfer to buy a business motor bike that we can use a source of income ."
Ogwenya's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Ogwenya enrolled.
"I plan to spend the transfer to construct my house. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy bulls and oxen plough that I will use during ploughing. I also plan to spend the transfer to start a business."
Milka's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Milka enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is lack of a proper source of income. As a woman I feel desperate to engage in an income generating activity so that I stop depending entirely on my spouse because that brings a lot of conflict in my marriage." (Occupation: Small business)
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