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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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Peter's family
access_time almost 4 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 almost 4 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 almost 4 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 almost 4 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 almost 4 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."
Maureen's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Maureen received a $474 third payment.
"My husband used to hire a boat from someone and even if he went without a catch he could still pay the rented amount and this was difficult since getting food was a problem, so when I received my third transfer I used the larger portion of the amount on purchasing a boat and a fishing net . Our lives have changed drastically because we nolonger struggle to get basic needs especially food. I also bought seats in my house, decent clothes for the whole family and food that we ate as a family."
Anne's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Anne received a $474 third payment.
"I spent the larger portion of my third transfer on building nice spacious house since the previous one was very small hence unconfortable to move around. I also bought food that we ate as a family and used the remaining amount on a fishing net and currently I have employed a casual fishmonger hence get income from selling fish since before I could only survive on odd jobs that were unreliable."
Jane's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Jane received a $474 third payment.
"Getting fish from a far off place was difficult because I had to use fare, so when I received my third transfer I used the whole amount on purchasing a fishing net and a boat that my children operate. I am glad that currently I get fish nearby and this has greatly increased my profits because they also allow me to buy the fish at a cheaper price that hence selling for a high amount in our local market."
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