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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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Edward's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Edward received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy 3 metal window and 3 doors, cement, and pay for labour to build an iron roofed house. I also plan to buy a cow for milk to be reminding me of GiveDirectly."
Jane's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a big house now."
Nancy's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Nancy received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because it is small in size. I'm also planning to buy a cow with the remaining amount which I'll use in the near future."
Rosline's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Rosline received a $99 initial payment.
"I hope to pay school fees for my child. I also plan to build an iron roofed house for myself because am widowed and no one can build a house for me."
Mary's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now plough with my cow."
Lilian's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Lilian received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house for my family."
Rosemary's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Rosemary received a $99 initial payment.
"I paln to spend the money on planting now given that this is a planting season. I also plan to buy 2 oxen for ploughing my land, and connect electricity to my home."
Mary's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement the floor of my house because it is earth and requires frequent repairs. I'm also planning to fix windows with the remaining amount."
Monica's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Monica received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child is able to go to school."
Edward's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Edward received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy timber for roofing and constructing the walls, and pay for labour to build an iron roofed house. I also plan to pay school fees for my son who is completing primary school by the end of this year."