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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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Risper's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Risper received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy cement and repair the walls of my house and also pay school fees (secondary school)"
Evaline's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Evaline received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan on buying fishing gear (boat and nets) and paying for my dowry."
Nancy's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Nancy received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan on finishing my house construction and buying cattle for my dowry payment."
Beatrice's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Beatrice received a $99 initial payment.
"l am planning to extend and plaster my house because it is too small and dusty."
Pauline's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Pauline received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy building materials: ironsheet, timber and nails, and extend my house to make it more spacious. I also plan to buy cattle and pay my dowry."
Roda's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Roda received a $99 initial payment.
"I will build a better iron-roofed house using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Ivone's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Ivone received a $99 initial payment.
"I pan on plastering my house and buying a sofa set."
Lawrence's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Lawrence received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to construct a new house as the one am living is old and dilapidated and also do fencing of my home."
Emilly's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Emilly received a $99 initial payment.
"I will construct an iron-roofed house with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Judith's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Judith received a $99 initial payment.
"l am planning to buy a water- tank and to plaster my house."