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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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Florence's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Florence received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement both floor and walls of my house because it is earth at the moment. I'm also planning to purchase some furniture with the remaining amount."
Rose's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Rose received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on building a new house since my current one is in a bad state."
Loice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Loice received a $99 initial payment.
"My children do not have a place to sleep in, I therefore plan to buid a kitchen for them to be sleeping in."
Leviner's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Leviner received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house."
Pamela's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Pamela received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to pay school fee with a portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to buy some oxen for farming activities. This will ensure that I till my land in time and at least get adequate yield for family consumption and even sell the proceeds."
Eunice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Eunice received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to settle my dowry with a portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to build my own home because at the moment I stay at my in-law's home."
Gladys's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Gladys received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to pay my daughter fee with a portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to build my son an iron roofed house where he can have his nights. Currently he spend in my house but he's of age and should have his own house."
Benson's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Benson enrolled.
"My proudest achievement after the death of my parents l have struggled to get education which has really helped me."
Kentice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Kentice enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life is unreliable source of income to sustain my family."
George's family
access_time over 3 years ago
George enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to open up a business to avoid frequent rain in the lake while fishing."