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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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James's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
James received a $99 initial payment.
"When you send me my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will build a semi-permanent house of 30 iron sheets."
Rael's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Rael received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to buy four bulls for ploughing with the L1."
Victor's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Victor received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to boost my butchery stock with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
John's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
John received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to build an iron roofed house with cemeted walls and floor."
Caren's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Caren received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a kitchen, extend my main house and plaster its floor then finally buy some cushions for my sofa set. That is how I will spent my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Samuel's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Samuel received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a semi-permanent house of 40 iron sheets and dig and build a latrine with the whole of my upcoming lumpum payment."
Martha's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Martha received a $99 initial payment.
"When I receive my upcoming lumpsum transfer, I will build for my son a house of 14 iron sheets and spent some amount on college items for my daughter."
Fauza's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Fauza received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to buy one cow then start a grocery and serials business."
Samson's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Samson received a $99 initial payment.
"My house is in in bad condition and therefore I will renovate it and buy 2 oxen with my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Benter's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Benter received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to venture in poultry farming and build for my son a house with this my upcoming lumpsum payment."