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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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Hellen's family
access_time 3 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to plaster my main house with sand and cement with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Renis's family
access_time 3 years ago
Renis received a $99 initial payment.
"We have discussed together with my husband that when we get my upcoming lumpsum payment, we will fence the whole of our home and revive our kiosk/ general shop."
Christine's family
access_time 3 years ago
Christine received a $99 initial payment.
"I will clear school balances for my children and build a better house with the whole of my upcoming lumspum payment."
Jane's family
access_time 3 years ago
Jane received a $99 initial payment.
"If you can help me get my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will buy a cow and 15 iron sheets and build a better house."
Susan's family
access_time 3 years ago
Susan received a $99 initial payment.
"I am currently living in a house of 5 iron sheets and therefore when I get that upcoming lumpsum payment, I will build a bigger house of 30 iron sheets."
Jesta's family
access_time 3 years ago
Jesta received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a second hand motorcycle with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Silus's family
access_time 3 years ago
Silus received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to invest in selling cows since I am jobless. I will use the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Elisha's family
access_time 3 years ago
Elisha received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to expand my main house from 2-3 rooms with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Sophy's family
access_time 3 years ago
Sophy received a $99 initial payment.
"When I get my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will build a better house and buy a second hand motorcycle."
Jane's family
access_time 3 years ago
Jane received a $99 initial payment.
"I would like to build a new house when I get my upcoming lumpsum payment."