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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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Margaret's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Margaret received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and extend my house so that it's more spacious. I also hope to buy a cow for milk."
Emilly's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Emilly received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement my floor because at the moment it is earth and demands frequent repairs. I'm also planning to build my son a house because he has none and sleep at the neighborhood."
Dorothy's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Dorothy received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to build a bedroom for my children, and buy 2 oxen for ploughing my piece of land. I also hope to start a business in making and selling school uniform."
Catherine's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Catherine received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to rent a piece of land for cultivation so that I may produce food for the family. I hope to buy ironsheet and build an iron roofed house."
Emilly's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Emilly received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because my current house is too small to accommodate my entire family. I'm also planning to buy water pump for irrigation purposes."
Daniel's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Daniel received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay school fees for my child, and buy 2 oxen for ploughing my piece of land."
Benta's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Benta received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy some two oxen and an ox-plough. This will help me cultivate my farm in time and get enough produce."
Agneta's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Agneta received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet and build an iron roofed house. I also hope to start a grocery shop and start selling ready made clothes.clothes"
Carolyne's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Carolyne received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to settle my dowry with a portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to invest the remaining amount in retail shop business."
Kennedy's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Kennedy received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house with a larger portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to pay fee to my son in high school."