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.
Fauzia's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Fauzia enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on renovating my house by buying some bags of cement so that we can repair cracks that have emerged on the walls of the house, we will spend part of the transfer on buying a water tank that we can use to harvest water as our area is usually a dry area and faces water scarcity and some part of the cash we will use to buy two bulls that we will use in ploughing our farm."
Rose's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"I am planning to buy a chair, a big plastic container for storing water, some clothes for my children. The other transfers I will use to buy some livestock like cows, goats, sheep and chicken. These I will rear and sell their products, like milk and eggs."
Pamela's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Pamela enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in my life is during drought where it has been difficult to get water both for domestic use and for livestock. We trek long distance to the Lake to fetch water and this takes a lot of time."
Wilkister's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Wilkister enrolled.
"We are planning to use our transfer on our children's education because we lack sufficient funds to do so. We also want to purchase a water tank so we can harvest rain water because w live very far from the water source."
Simion's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Simion enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for my three children who are in secondary school and I will also use some part to buy a water tank of 5000 litres so that I can use it to harvest water as our area is usually has water shortage problem."
Linda's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Linda enrolled.
"I would like to use part of the transfer to build a bigger house because my house is very small to accommodate my family. Secondly l would wish to buy a generator to help us in watering my farm in order to increase productivity. Finally l would like to use the rest of the money to pay school fees for my children."
Elijah's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Elijah enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face currently in my life is on accessing clean water and the distance covered to get the water.We also find it hard to feed the family due to lack of proper source of income."
Julita's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Julita enrolled.
"I plan to spend the transfer to pay school fees for my child in high school. I also plan to build a toilet. I also plan to buy a generator that I will use to pump water from the lake to irrigate my vegetable farm."
Nancy's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Nancy enrolled.
"I would like to use part of the transfer to do fish farming by also fencing the fish pond to avoid intruders. Secondly l would wish to build a new house since where my house is in water logged area."
Carolyne's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Carolyne enrolled.
"The achievement am proudest of is irrigation farming. This was an initiative by some NGO which we decided to take advantage of. We do commercial farming of fruits like water melon and vegetables like tomatoes. Through this we have been able to sustain our family."
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