GDLive Newsfeed
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.
Berita's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Berita received a $462 initial payment.
"The moment I recieved the transfer, I felt happy. I used to admire people's iron roofed houses. Now that I have the money, I will construct my own."
Jubentino's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Jubentino received a $462 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that I am very happy because am constructing an iron roofed house. I can't wait to have my own home. I used to think of committing suicide because I was hopeless."
Jane's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is lack money adequate money for educating my children. Being a widow Iam over burdened on how to get money to pay school fees for my girl at kyebongo university and a boy studying at Amus college."
Agnes's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Agnes enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of money to pay for good medical facilities to treat our daughter who was diagnosed with spinal complications."
Isaac's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Isaac enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced is lack of resources to sustain my household's needs. This is because there is no much land for both subsistance farming and commercialised farming."
Joseph's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Joseph received a $462 initial payment.
"Prior to receiving this money, the owner of the plot of land wanted to resell it to another person because I could not raise money on time. I am now a happy man knowing that I finished to secure my plot of land that will serve as my home."
Makulata's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Makulata received a $462 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money, I felt happy just seeing it there. I could not even get back to sleep due to the anxiety."
Simon's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Simon received a $363 second payment.
"My new additional goal for the next four months is to save part of the transfer and the income I am getting in my business and use it to venture into a wholesale retail business."
Tiffany's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Tiffany received a $49 fourth payment.
"Previously, I used to commute from Mathare to river road for college. This was the most trying time for me because I could miss lectures due to lack of fare, it reached a point I felt like dropping out of college. I spent my most recent transfer on paying monthly rent for the hostel where I am staying next to the college. For sure relocating has smoothened my operation in college and it's evident that my grades have improved due to work-life balance."
Evalyn's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Evalyn received a $23 fifteenth payment.
"I want to save and buy a sofa seat to beautify my home and also buy cardboard to store my utensils. I would also need to save to boost my business by restocking it to generate more income. With an increase in profit level, our lives are bound to change for the better."