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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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Damaris's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Damaris received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a better iron-roofed house using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Kennedy's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Kennedy received a $99 initial payment.
"i'm planning to build a house for my son."
Janes's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Janes received a $495 second payment.
"I now take less time to do harrowing or ploughing on my farm because I have oxen that I use on my plough, am therefore able to create time to do other things that create some income for me."
Pamela's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Pamela received a $495 second payment.
"l am always late in terms of farming but now l have my own cows for farming so my problem is solved."
Benard's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Benard received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to buy household goods, utensils and food."
Steve's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Steve received a $495 second payment.
"My life has change because my wife has something to do she is not idle."
Celine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Celine received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to build a bigger house and buy a plough."
Debora's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Debora received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to clear school fees and buy chairs."
Ezekiel's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Ezekiel received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to make my main house better by plastering it with sand and cement then buy some more chairs using the remaining part of this my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Kennedy's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Kennedy received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy two cows and start a business."