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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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Leah's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Leah received a $475 third payment.
"I spent most of the transfer to buy iron sheets as l am planing to build my house since l am staying at the shopping center where l am pay rent and this very expensive."
Rose's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is lack of a steady income. I do casual jobs that do not pay much yet my children are all in school and paying their school fees has become difficult ."
Thomas's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Thomas enrolled.
"Receiving this money makes me so happy. I will use it to start a poultry business so that I can supply them at the local hotels. This will improve my income. "
Beatrice's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Beatrice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in my life is that getting school fees for my children is a challenge as our income is low."
Kerto's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Kerto enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in my life is that I do not have a stable source of income and getting food to feed my family is a challenge while I also have a grandchild who needs food. "
Jane's family
access_time 20 hours ago
Jane enrolled.
"In 2010, the only cow that we had died of East Coast Fever. Unfortunately, the little proceeds that we receive from our food kiosk business could barely meet our basic needs, hence we could not buy another cow. Thus, we rely mainly on purchased milk for household consumption. "
Babirye's family
access_time 20 hours ago
Babirye received a $446 second payment.
"I have changed my life, i have improved my house and am happy."
Muledhu's family
access_time 20 hours ago
Muledhu received a $446 second payment.
"Starting a personal business was my dream which GD brought to reality in my life."
Kwagala's family
access_time 20 hours ago
Kwagala received a $446 second payment.
"My life has changed gratefully, my heart is too happy and just playing inside me, i have a personal business now which i did not expect."
Nabirye's family
access_time 20 hours ago
Nabirye received a $446 second payment.
"my life is different than it would have been in a way that i now own a permanent house which i hope to live in comfortably until i die"