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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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Lorine's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Lorine received a $99 initial payment.
"We are planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on fencing our home to enable us start a vegetable –growing Project without possibility of animal destruction."
Lorna's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Lorna received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on University fee (Parallel program) as well as secondary school fee . If there is a balance I will buy a cow."
Silper's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Silper received a $99 initial payment.
"We are planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on extending our house and paying secondary school fee for our child ."
Mercy's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Mercy received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on completion of my housing structure that had stalled , and also paying secondary school fee for my child."
Rose's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Rose received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on building a new house and furnishing it."
Ludia's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Ludia received a $99 initial payment.
"We plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on extending our current house and cementing the floor, and if there will be a balance we will pay secondary school"
Magret's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Magret received a $99 initial payment.
"We plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on house construction, purchase of bull and if there is a balance we will buy better seats."
Philemon's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Philemon received a $99 initial payment.
"We plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on completion of house construction and installation of electricity"
Perez's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Perez received a $99 initial payment.
"We are planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on purchase of a Tailoring machine because I am trained, starting a paraffin business for my husband and also building a house."
Felix's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Felix received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on changing from my current business to dry maize business, and also constructing a new house"