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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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Nancy's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Nancy received a $479 third payment.
"I spent the last transfer I received to pay for my children's school fees,I saved in a women's' group to buy fishing boat for fishing to earn my family income and I bought seats and clothes for my children."
Lilian's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Lilian received a $480 third payment.
"I spent my last transfer on buying more cement to plaster my incomplete house,spent some on buying fishing nets for my fishing business.I also paid school fees for my children,bought clothes for my children and food for family consumption."
Janet's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Janet enrolled.
"I plan to spend my transfer on starting a small business. My husband is the sole bread winner in my household. We shall put our transfer together and start a business of selling clothes. We expect to earn a profit that will supplement my husband's income from fishing activity. From that we can will shift from rented house to building our own home where we can stay peacefully. This will be a milestone step in our life."
Peter's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Peter received a $474 third payment.
"I spent most of the last transfer to buy fishing boat as my source of income l using it for fishing and selling fish to the community. I also spent the transfer to pay school fee for my child who is in secondary school."
Mary's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Mary received a $474 third payment.
"I spent most of my last transfer to build my own home since l was still staying at my in law's home. I also spent the transfer to buy fishing net which l am using for fishing and to get my income. The remaining balance l spent to buy furniture."
Gilbert's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Gilbert received a $474 third payment.
"I spent most of the last transfer to buy fishing net as my source of income since l am using it for fishing. I also spent the transfer to pay school fee for my sister who is in secondary school. The remaining balance l spent to buy one bag of maize for consumption."
Elias's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Elias received a $23 second payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that, I will have managed to have my own fishing equipments will able me to run my own business."
Charles's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Charles enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of in life, was building for grandfather a descent iron roofed house from my little savings from my fishing business. He nowadays lives comfortably with less worries, unlike before when he was living in a small grass thatched house."
Benson's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Benson enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing is feeding my large family of nine members with the little income I get from fishing since currently we don't get much fish when ever we go fishing."
Fredrick's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Fredrick received a $494 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on building a boat and bought fishing nets,since I did not do well in education fishing has been my way of earning a leaving. I did this to enable me get fish to act as a source of income.I Invested part of the money in farming just in case I miss out on fishing,I will be able to have something else to work on."
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