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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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Fenike's family
access_time 8 days ago
Fenike received a $248 second payment.
"In the next six months i expect that to continue using the pit latrine that I build using give directly's. My family will no longer use bush to help themselves as before because hygienically it is not good." (Campaign: UBI)
Josaphat's family
access_time 8 days ago
Josaphat received a $248 second payment.
"In the next six months of my life, I would wish that Give Directly add us more money so that I can use it to complete my house and invest some in business. I am very grateful for the much they have already given me although I wouldn't mind if they added me more money. I would be very happy because I will now focus on investing money on other income generating activities." (Campaign: UBI)
Maria's family
access_time 8 days ago
Maria received a $22 fifteenth payment.
"The new goal that I would wish to achieve in the next four months is to build an iron-roofed house. Currently, I am living in a grass thatched house which is usually difficult to maintain. The material that is used to maintain this kind of house has been depleted. They are usually very difficult to find in the market. I am planning to build another permanent house that is easy to maintain and will last longer" (Campaign: UBI)
Grace's family
access_time 8 days ago
Grace received a $248 second payment.
"Currently, I do not have a reliable source of income. The only source of income I have is burning charcoal for sale and the income I earn from it can only cater for the basic needs such as food. For the next six months of my life, I would wish to start up a business but this can only happen if I get the capital." (Campaign: UBI)
David's family
access_time 8 days ago
David received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"In the next six months, my life will not be the same again since I will have started a poultry keeping project. This project will be my alternative source of income apart from dairy and crop farming. I will be using the money derived from this project to provide for my family needs and use the money from the other projects to support my children's education." (Campaign: UBI)
Nicholas's family
access_time 8 days ago
Nicholas received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months because I will have bought a cow. I plan to buy a cow because there is high demand for milk in this area. Animal feeds also do well in this region and I think I should take advantage of that. I also have enough space and equipment and the right skills for rearing a dairy cow. I will, therefore, continue saving my monthly income and buy a cow." (Campaign: UBI)
Ruth's family
access_time 8 days ago
Ruth received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I shall have fixed an iron sheet roof and replace the grassed that one by buying building materials every month with the sent transfer. This is because at the moment the leaky grass thatched roof of my house is in a deplorable condition which has made it risky for our habitation." (Campaign: UBI)
Monica's family
access_time 8 days ago
Monica received a $22 twelfth payment.
"I don't expect much change but I am hopeful I will have commenced the construction of a permanent house where my children can stay in and enjoy the space." (Campaign: UBI)
Evaline's family
access_time 8 days ago
Evaline received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"In the next six months, I am hopeful that I will have stabilized and reduced outsourcing for loans. I will be debt free. This will improve my relationship with my community members." (Campaign: UBI)
Aloys's family
access_time 8 days ago
Aloys received a $249 second payment.
"In the next four months, I wish to buy more cows which I will use in paying dowry for my wife. I have never paid dowry for my wife whom I got married to three years ago. This is very shameful and would want to handle this issue once and for all." (Campaign: UBI)
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