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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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Florence's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Florence received a $420 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life was having a renovated house that now looks very beautiful"
Takuwa's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Takuwa received a $420 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life was constructing a house because i was sleeping badly during the rainny season"
Joy's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Joy received a $420 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life was getting another housevin the home"
Judith's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Judith received a $481 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have managed to keep my child in school after paying his school fees and this has given me great relief."
Martha's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Martha received a $481 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a spacious house now."
Catherine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Catherine received a $96 initial payment.
"I was so happy when I received the transfer. Thanks a lot to GD."
Leya's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Leya received a $481 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is the peace and less struggle in terms of performing more casual jobs to get food unlike before "
Gilbert's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Gilbert received a $481 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I was able to go back to college."
Pheobe's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Pheobe received a $481 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is having a new roof and not having to worry about my roof being blown away with strong winds or being rained on."
James's family
access_time over 2 years ago
James received a $481 second payment.
"I can say that I have made a step in life. Our house beckons from far and besides this it offers us the comfort we needed. It is leak-free as opposed to the former one."