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.
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."
Joseph's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Joseph enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for my children, I will also build a bigger house because the one I stay in is in a bad state and its almost falling down. I will also buy a water storage tank as our village has water shortage problem. The remainder I will use in starting a small business of selling cattle."
Jennifer's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Jennifer enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that we don't have a water source in our compound so getting water is a problem as we walk long distance to fetch it."
Judith's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Judith enrolled.
"My proudest achievement has been being in small women groups where I was able to get money to buy a water tank for harvesting water."
Sara's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Sara enrolled.
"I am planning to pay school fees for my child who is joining form one, repair my house and buy a water tank if there is some cash remaining."
Sharon's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Sharon enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we face in our life getting water is a problem as where we get water is far from where we stay."
Hellen's family
access_time over 8 years ago
Hellen enrolled.
"I plan to buy a water tank of 20,000 litres for rainwater harvesting. This will be helpful to me during dry season since this area is water stressed. I also plan to use part of the transfer to boost my business so as to increase profit margin."
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