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.
Rose's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to buy a small water tank which I use to harvest rain water. I bought it out of the savings that I make from my business."
Rose's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"We plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for two of our children. We also plan to spend the transfer to expand our house. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy household items like furniture. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy a cow. We also plan to spend the transfer to buy a water tank that we will use to harvest rain water."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"I plan to spend the transfer to expand my house. I also plan to spend the transfer to plaster the floor of my house. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy household items like furniture. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy two bulls and oxen plough that I will use for ploughing my farms. I also plan to spend the transfer to buy a water tank that I will use to harvest rainwater."
Christine's family
access_time 8 years ago
Christine enrolled.
"My biggest hardship has been to get access to fresh drinking and cooking water because there is scarcity of water in this area."
Susan's family
access_time 8 years ago
Susan enrolled.
"First,we are planning to build a bigger house because this one is very small.We are also planning to dig a borehole that will supply fresh water for our family."
Nancy's family
access_time 8 years ago
Nancy enrolled.
"The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I do house chores like fetching water and doing laundry."
Peter's family
access_time 8 years ago
Peter enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my first transfer on buying chairs, a mattress, utensils and containers that I can use to store water like a tank. The second transfer I will spend on building my own house by buying building materials like timber and cement and the remaining amount I will spend on bringing back my wife or marrying a different one if I am not lucky to have her back."
Joshua's family
access_time 8 years ago
Joshua enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on paying dowry for my wife,I will spend part of the transfer on buying four bulls that I will use in ploughing my farm,I will buy some bags of cement that I will use in building a bigger house as the one I stay in is small,I will use part of the transfer also on purchasing household items like clothes and beddings for my family. I will use the remaining amount on paying school fees for my children who are currently in primary school and also part of it I will use in buying a water tank that I will use in harvesting rain water."
Beatrice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Beatrice enrolled.
"I am planning to buy windows because my house is dark and congested due to lack of ventilation, buy a water tank to harvest rain water for drinking, build my elder son a house because he is too old to sleep in my house, and use the remaining amount to pay school fee for my daughter in college and my son in fourth for."
Peter's family
access_time 8 years ago
Peter enrolled.
"We have planned to build a house and buy a water tank. I will also fence my compound."
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