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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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Linet's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Linet received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to renovate and expand my main house, buy a cow, an oxen and spend the remaining amount of my upcoming lumpsum payment on food."
Marcela's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Marcela received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy a water tank for collecting and storing rain water, and seats to furnish my house."
Mildren's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Mildren received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to repair my house, buy chairs and pay school fees with my upcoming lump-sum payment."
Caroline's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"I will renovate my main house using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Dorine's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Dorine received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to enlarge my house as it is small, buy a cow and goats and also buy a water tank."
Judith's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Judith received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy iron sheets to go and build and start up a small business to earn an income."
Joan's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Joan received a $99 initial payment.
"l am planning to build for son a house and to buy furniture."
Morine's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Morine received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy three cows for milking."
Irene's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Irene received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy 2 oxen for ploughing my piece of land, and buy cement and cement the walls and floor of my house."
Evaline's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Evaline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a cow and furniture with the upcoming lumpsum transfer."