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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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Evance's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Evance received a $494 second payment.
"I had a very small house but now i have a big spacious house with three rooms that is safe and very comfortable. GD has enabled me acquire what i never had and i am so happy and peaceful."
Carrolyne's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Carrolyne received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to farnish my current house by installing still windows then cement its walls and floor."
Syprose's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Syprose received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend it on clearing school fees , buy a cow and build a kitchen ."
Ruth's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Ruth received a $99 initial payment.
"l am planning to build a kitchen, dig pit latrine and to pay dowry to my daughter in-law."
Nancy's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Nancy received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to construct a toilet, build a kitchen and buy a cow with the next lumpsum transfer."
Mary's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Mary received a $494 second payment.
"GD do not ask for refund after giving cash while other NGOs expects refunds after giving out cash."
Priska's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Priska received a $494 second payment.
"I managed to build a sleeping room for my kids so they do not have to go to seek for sleeping space from neighbors."
Newton's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Newton received a $99 initial payment.
"l planning to clear school fees balance for children and buy cow."
Pesila's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Pesila received a $99 initial payment.
"l am planning to build a spacious comfortable house since the one l have is very small."
Nereya's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Nereya received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to pay school fees for my son who will be joining college."