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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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Philip's family
access_time 6 years ago
Philip enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on expanding my fishing business by buying more nets for fishing, I will renovate my house and make it to be more raised so that I am not affected by flood water from the lake, I will also spend part of the transfer on paying for dowry as I haven't paid dowry yet and the remaining amount I will buy a sheep and a goat for milk and meat."
Maurice's family
access_time 6 years ago
Maurice enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I struggled so hard to build my first house as I used to stay in a house made of twigs but I got money from my fishing business that I used to build my house."
William's family
access_time 6 years ago
William enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on buying boats and nets that I can use in my fishing business. Will also buy another piece of land because our land is small and I would wish to have another land that I can do farming activity. I will part of the transfer on buying some sheep and cows that I can keep for meat and milk to supplement my family's diet."
Sharon's family
access_time 6 years ago
Sharon enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that we were able to build a house that we currently stay in using funds from our fishing business."
Collince's family
access_time 6 years ago
Collince enrolled.
"The achievement am proudest of is this house which I built. I have come from zero. When I got married I was forced to rent a house at the market place because I was homeless. I started saving slowly from my fishing income until I managed to build a house."
Christine's family
access_time 6 years ago
Christine enrolled.
"We plan to buy fishing materials like fishing nets because this is what we depend on to sustain our family. We also plan to build a toilet. The rest we will buy cattle to keep as assets which we can sale later in case we have a problem."
Caroline's family
access_time 6 years ago
Caroline enrolled.
"We plan to buy fishing materials like fishing net. My husband is a fisherman. We also plan to build a new house. The remainder we will invest in business."
Guoma's family
access_time 6 years ago
Guoma enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we have is lack of a steady source of income and our main source of income which is fishing has very little returns."
Kennedy's family
access_time 6 years ago
Kennedy enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when my parents passed on. I was left with my siblings to look after. I only get income from fishing and life hasn't been easy for us."
George's family
access_time 6 years ago
George enrolled.
"I plan to buy fishing gears like nets because I am a part time fisherman. Here in the lake region fishing earns a lot of money. I would also like to buy cattle and a ploughing machine for farming."
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