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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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Scholastica's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Scholastica received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I don't get rained on any more in my iron roofed house."
Christine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Christine enrolled.
"Our proudest achievement is actually owning our current house, the house is strong and permanent."
Jenifa's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jenifa received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to spend the next transfer on cementing the walls of my house to finish, buy metal door and windows to fix in my house, paint my roof and cultivate my piece of land to produce food for my household. "
Caren's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Caren received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to spend the next transfer on a cow for keeping, and complete paying fees for the technical college for my son. "
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to spend the next transfer on buying Iron sheet, timber and nails, pay for labour and build an iron roofed house for my family. "
Roselyne's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Roselyne received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have built a bigger house which has always been my dream and am very happy because I will soon move into. The house am currently living in, I will rent out to earn some income."
Milka's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Milka received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I did not have a plot for framing but when I got the transfer and hired the plot I was very happy because I will also get to harvest like other people, I also got to seek medical attention for myself and now am relieved and recovering well. Thank you."
Joyce's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Joyce received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I restocked my business with the transfer and now at least I get a bigger profit than what I use to get and am very happy that I can support my spouse in taking care of our family."
Maurine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Maurine enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is that I have food shortage since my last harvest did not yield much because I lacked fertilizers to improve on my farm."
Eunia's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Eunia enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is that I have food shortage in my house because my last harvest did not yield well due to drought that affected our farms."