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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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Mourice's family
access_time 1 day ago
Mourice received a $255 initial payment.
"In the next six months I expect my life to change in that I will have paid bride price to my wife's parents, and this should improve our relationship since she has always desired this."
Caroline's family
access_time 1 day ago
Caroline received a $255 initial payment.
"My new goal is to pursue a Diploma Course in Education"
Magret's family
access_time 1 day ago
Magret received a $237 initial payment.
"In the next six months I expect my life to change in that I will not feel stressed since I managed to pay school fee for my child in primary school and she will learn uninterrupted"
Dorothy's family
access_time 1 day ago
Dorothy received a $482 third payment.
"I spent the larger portion of my third transfer on clearing school for my two children who were in their final year in high school because I did not have anywhere else to get the money and bought three bags of maize that sustained my large family for sometime. The remaining amount went on clothes and shoes for everyone staying in my house and added more utensils."
Kennedy's family
access_time 1 day ago
Kennedy received a $482 third payment.
"I spent the transfer I received on buying building materials and paying contractors to build a larger house to accommodate my family and the rest I used to buy basic needs for my family."
Gilbert's family
access_time 1 day ago
Gilbert received a $482 third payment.
"I used that amount of money top pay school fees for my sister. I combined efforts together with my father and we managed to see our sister clear the whole year in school without so much problems."
Ken's family
access_time 1 day ago
Ken received a $479 third payment.
"I decided to use my last cash transfer on starting a small scale business. I opened a small shop that is still doing well to-date."
Evaline's family
access_time 1 day ago
Evaline received a $482 third payment.
"I spent my transfer on buying cement and sand to plaster my floor so as to be able to live in a clean environment ,paying contractors who worked for me .I also paid secondary school fees and bought basic needs for my children."
Samwel's family
access_time 1 day ago
Samwel enrolled.
"More than 20 years ago, I lost my wife. Accordingly, I had to take all the household responsibilities - including cooking for the family, caring and protecting the young kids. I found life unfavorable and never thought of delivering according to the demands of my family. Besides, it was so bitter to apprehend the situation and inform the naive kids who used to ask about the whereabouts of their mother. Hence, the demise of my only wife serves as the biggest challenge I have faced in life. "
Kenneth's family
access_time 1 day ago
Kenneth enrolled.
"The achievement which am proud of in my life after getting capital to buy livestock that has really assisted me to pay school fees for my children and also to buy food for my family. "