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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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Mary's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Mary received a $98 initial payment.
" I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on paying school fees for two of my children who are set to join form one (secondary school) come next year."
Florence's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Florence received a $98 initial payment.
"I have a child who had cleared high school,so i am planning to pay school fees using part of the transfer for him to join college. I am also planning to buy more building materials and construct a new house."
Margaret's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Margaret received a $98 initial payment.
"I planning to spend my upcoming transfer on constructing a house and pay school fee for my children.."
Achila's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Achila received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy more building materials and build a bigger house. I want to move from a single roomed house to a three roomed house."
Rose's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Rose received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on expanding my house, buying cattle and expanding my business which is my main source income"
Helen's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Helen received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a new house,our current house is too squeezed."
Mary's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Mary received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on farming and building a new kitchen"
Lucy's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Lucy received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on building a new house my current house is almost falling off and I am also planning to start a business which will act as my source of income"
Dorcas's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Dorcas received a $98 initial payment.
"I am a widow and I have no one to support me build a house, so my entire second transfer I will spend to build a bigger and new house for my family."
Charles's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Charles received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to pay dowry for my wife who i cannot stay with because i have not paid dowry."