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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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Julie's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Julie received a $492 third payment.
"I have a new goal of expanding my house."
Jacob's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Jacob received a $475 third payment.
"My life is different because I now live in a permanent well conditioned house, I have a latrine which we did not have and a bull cow for ox-ploughing."
Jael's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Jael received a $475 third payment.
"Yes, my new goal is educating my children further."
Samuel's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Samuel received a $475 third payment.
"I spent my second transfer on building an iron roofed house.I also bought 2 steel windows,cushions and paid school fees for my children."
Helida's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Helida received a $492 third payment.
"I have now a new goal of educating my children and having a water tank in my home."
Eunice's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Eunice received a $475 third payment.
"My family dresses and eat well than before receiving transfers. There is also a big difference because this transfer has empowered me to think of other goals that I never thought of."
Monica's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Monica received a $475 third payment.
"I used to do business with my loans but now I am using my own capital. My children are also learning comfortably without being sent home for fees."
Eunice's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we are facing currently is on making ends meet, my small vegetables business is not making much profit to sustain my big family."
Eunice's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we are facing currently is on making ends meet and on paying school fees for our children, the motorcycle my husband uses for the taxi business is not his and most of the profits goes to the owner leaving him with little to bring home."
Mercy's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Mercy enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we have currently is on making ends meet and also constant pressure from my in-laws to take dowry. "