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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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Caroline's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"My house is in poor condition, I therefore plan to buy cement, and cement the floor and walls of my house. I also plan to buy a metal door and replace it with the wooden door."
Mary's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a nice iron roofed house with a larger portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to buy a cow with the remaining amount which will provide me with free milk in the future."
Grace's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Grace received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a nice iron roofed house and furnish it."
Charles's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Charles received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to finish my house with a portion of the transfer because as at now its not completed due to financial constraints. I'm also planning to invest in fish pond."
Joshua's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Joshua received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because my current house is too small in size. I'm also planning to pay dowry with the remaining amount."
Paul's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Paul received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement both floor and walls of my house. I'm also planning to pay fee to my son in high school with the remaining portion."
Pamela's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Pamela received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement both floor and walls of my house because it's in bad condition. I'm also planning to pay fee to my son in high school with the remaining amount."
Sharon's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Sharon received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement both floor and walls of my house because at the moment it's earth and need frequent repairs which on the other hand is expensive. I'm also planning to invest the remaining amount in livestock."
Joseph's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Joseph received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new house with a larger portion of the transfer because my current house is too small. I 'm also planning to buy a bull with the remaining amount which I'll use in farming activities."
Caroline's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to invest the entire transfer in retail shop business."