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.
Jackline's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Jackline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is in terms of water as we fetch water at a far distance from my house and it takes me almost one hour to get water."
Benter's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Benter enrolled.
"I have planned to buy some livestock and keep some chicken and a water tank to water my vegetables"
Penina's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Penina received a $98 initial payment.
"I bought the things I did not have like mattress, water tank, jericans, and some food."
Nora's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Nora enrolled.
"I plan to use the transfer to buy a water tank to harvest rainwater. I also plan to construct a toilet. I also plan to expand my house to accommodate my family."
Michael's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Michael enrolled.
"I am planning to purchase a water tank because it will harvest rain water that we can use for consumption and cooking since we have a problem of water scarcity in this area. I also plan to boost my mining business by hiring some more workers so that we can make more money."
Saline's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Saline enrolled.
"The happiest part of the day is in the morning. This is when I usually water my kales in my kitchen garden. I am happy because I know when I harvest them I will get good money?"
Philip's family
access_time over 8 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."
Joice's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Joice enrolled.
"The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I do household chores like fetching water, cleaning the compound, preparing the kids for school and going to the farm."
Rose's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on my children's education, expand my house because it's small and buy a donkey to assist me to transport water because I live far away from the water source."
Pamela's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Pamela enrolled.
"I am planning to build another house for my children to sleep, improve my main house by cementing the floor and wall, buy a dairy cow and a water tank."
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