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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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Julius's family
access_time 2 days ago
Julius received a $454 second payment.
"My life has greatly changed in that, I sleep in an iron roofed house. In the past, I found it costly to renovate the thatched house because the that thatch material is scarce."
Pamela's family
access_time 2 days ago
Pamela received a $22 eighteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will have cleared my son's school fees arrears. My plan is to save on a monthly basis so that I clear the balance. It will be my joy when my son performs well in his final examinations because he had humble time to study. I can only ensure this is done if I clear the balance in time."
James's family
access_time 2 days ago
James received a $453 second payment.
"First and foremost sleeping has improved because I managed to buy mattresses and also my dress code has changed. In the past, I used to wear only two pairs of clothes and people could easily Identify me because of my attire. Secondly, I used to work on people's oxen in exchange to be ploughed for. This affected my cultivation because the owners could work on their gardens first then when the rains have stopped is when I'm given the oxen. Now that I have bought my own oxen, I can plough anytime I want since no one dictates on me and this will improve my yield because my crops shall receive enough rain."
Christine's family
access_time 2 days ago
Christine received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different now in that, previously by this time I would have sold my rice harvest to pay school fees. Therefore this money has helped me a lot cater for school fees meaning that I have saved my rice for next year's fees. In addition to this, I managed to purchase new beddings especially a bigger bed and mattress plus bed cover which I did not have hopes of sleeping on. Lastly, the money I received especially the first one enabled me complete my commercial building that was faced by a stumbling block of cash and it had stayed at a rim beam level for so long."
Augustine's family
access_time 2 days ago
Augustine received a $453 second payment.
"Currently I live a very happy life because this transfer enabled me construct a iron roofed house. Prior to getting this money, I used to sleep in a dilapidated house which was leaking and never gave me peace of mind. Secondly, I'm glad to see my grandchildren pursue education which will make them leaders of tomorrow and that brings joy into my heart."
Agnes's family
access_time 2 days ago
Agnes received a $454 second payment.
"My life has improved because I bought motorbike and my husband is using it to do transportation. I'm now able to provide basic needs for my family. Secondly I also sleep in a permanent house. Prior to this transfer, I slept under a leaking thatched house and could not meet their basic needs."
Jesica's family
access_time 2 days ago
Jesica received a $454 second payment.
"My life is much better because through these transfers I was able to access better treatment since I was diagonised with heart problem from heart centre in Nsambya. Secondly, my husband too had a successful surgery for a brain turmour. Previously, I depended on my children because I could not afford to pay the bills."
Sulaiman's family
access_time 2 days ago
Sulaiman received a $454 second payment.
"Life is different than it would have been because my dressing has improved and happy to see my children attend school. Before, I used to be stressed when children are chased from school due to fees. I now have relative peace of mind."
Alubina's family
access_time 2 days ago
Alubina received a $454 second payment.
"My life is now different in that I am happy to have paid off a long standing debt, and build an iron sheet roofed house. Before, this would stress my mind, the grass thatched house would leak during a rainy season forcing you to replaced the roof every year. "
Rose's family
access_time 2 days ago
Rose received a $453 second payment.
"I am very fortunate that I have constructed a permanent commercial house. More so, I am able to buy food and basic needs as compared to the past when I had no money at my disposal. I had alot of debts that were bothering me."