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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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Reuben's family
access_time 2 days ago
Reuben received a $23 sixteenth payment.
"I believe that in the next six months, I will be getting more income. Since I recently started a poultry farm and I also do dairy farming I will continue with my casual job which is painting my income will definitely rise to a significant amount. This will enable me to move my children to a private school. They will get a good foundation do well in their studies and become important people in society."
Chemwa's family
access_time 2 days ago
Chemwa received a $23 eighth payment.
"In the next six months, I would like to Improve my farming so that we can get food for the family and the surplus I would sell to raise money for paying school fees for my children."
Magret's family
access_time 2 days ago
Magret enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I am faced with is inadequacy of farm land. I am not I position to cultivate as expected because of the limitations of space. The little that I am able to harvest usually is not good enough to support all my household needs because I have to sell part in order to provide for my children's education needs and other needs of the family. This leaves me with very little to depend on as food hence food shortage. "
Bosco's family
access_time 2 days ago
Bosco enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I am faced with is inadequacy of farm land. The space that is available for me to do farming is too small to accommodate all that I would wish to plant. As a result, I farm in very small quantities and food shortage in the end."
Sarah's family
access_time 2 days ago
Sarah enrolled.
"When I receive this money, I will buy plot of land because apparently me and my husband don't own any piece of land. We built our house on his parent's land so the money GD is going to give us is going to give us an opportunity to have our own land that we can do any activity on it. I will also buy household Items like the beddings, chairs, new utensils and some clothes for us adults and our baby."
Everlin's family
access_time 2 days ago
Everlin enrolled.
"Receiving this money means I will be in position to build an iron roofed house. The grass thatched house that I have disturbs a lot. I have to change grass almost every three months which is very costly. I am not able to save any money to do other things that would really be beneficial to my family. "
John's family
access_time 2 days ago
John enrolled.
"When I receive this money, I will build an ironsheets house because grass has become expensive. This grass requires you to change it after every 6 months which makes it expensive. But when I get the ironsheets one, I will have saved the money that would be diverted to purchasing grass. I will also use part of this money to pay loans that I borrowed to pay school fees for my daughter. I staked some piece of land for that loan and this will be the best chance for me to regain my land and put it into agriculture."
Jesica's family
access_time 2 days ago
Jesica enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I am faced with is sickness. My husband and I are sick and we need close attention all the time. We need treatment all the time so the little money that we are able to earn just goes on medical bills. This leaves us with almost nothing to feed on because the expenditure is high."
Hellen's family
access_time 2 days ago
Hellen enrolled.
"When I receive this money, I will build a low cost ironsheets house because currently the grass thatched house we are living in leaks whenever it rains. I will also buy nice household items like furniture, beddings, utensils and electronics. If there is any balance, I will buy some cows and goats because I'm planning for a livestock raising business to sustain our household."
Alubina's family
access_time 2 days ago
Alubina enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is poverty. I mainly depending on cultivation as a source earning, yet I have a big numbers children to take care off. Iam therefore un able to satisfy my family needs like educating my children and they have ended up being school drop outs. Also Some have resorted to earlier marriges."