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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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Mathew's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mathew received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to buy a cow for keeping, and more ironsheet for building an iron roofed house."
Evaline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Evaline received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan more ironsheet, timber, nails, doors and windows, and build an iron roofed house for vmy family. The house we are living in currently is in poor condition."
Pamela's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Pamela received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a larger iron roofed house because my current house is small in size. I'm also planning to buy a cow with the remaining amount."
Rose's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rose received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to replace roofing of my house because my current roof is too old. I'm also planning to invest the remaining amount in livestock."
Joice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Joice received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because my current house is old and leaking. I'm also planning to cement the floor of the house which I'll build."
Lucia's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Lucia received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to pay collage fees to my son who completed his high school last year and still home due to financial constraints."
Caren's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Caren received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy a cow which will give me free milk in the future. I'm also planning to enlarge my house because it is small in size then cement the floor with the remaining amount."
Eunice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Eunice received a $98 initial payment.
"My child passed his examination and got admission to the university; I plan to spend some of the money on his shopping to send him to the university. I also hope to pay school fees for my child in secondary school."
Dominic's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Dominic received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to buy a fishing net so that I can make use of my fishing boat and earn an income out of it. I also plan to pay school fees for my children, and buy seats because the ones we have are not presentable."
Simion's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Simion received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to pay fees to my three children in high school. I'm also planning to enlarge my house because my current house is too small."