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.
Rose's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Rose received a $23 fifteenth payment.
"I expect to make some few repairs on my house and transform it into a semi-permanent structure. What we are planning to do with my husband is to buy the building materials such as cement and sand which we are going to use to carry out the process."
Joseph's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Joseph received a $23 fifteenth payment.
"In the next six months, I expect my life to change in that I shall have been able to accumulate enough money and finally be able to buy the much needed dairy cow. After the death of the dairy cow that we had as a family, life has not been that easy for us and we are looking forward to having one in the near future."
Wilson's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Wilson received a $23 fifteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months because with the sale of short season crops, It will generate income at a shorter duration. The income generated will enable me to clear my children school fees as I am planning to supply them to the nearby secondary school hence ready market as well as at higher prices. I will also improve my family living standards as I will be in a position to provide for their needs"
Hillary's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Hillary received a $23 fifteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in that I will be more economically empowered than I am right now. With the investments that I am making I will be able to raise more income for the family and consequently raise the living standards of all of us. By this time, I also expect to have started building a new house considering that the one that we stay in is too small and with the size of family is increasing."
Rose's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is lack an income generatiing activity. My family relies on farming alone as basic source. This is not very profitable due to the nuture of rain partners. Iam not able to produce enough from farming, hence I can not fulfill the needs of my children like good feeding and health."
Florence's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Florence received a $441 second payment.
"My life is different in that, I have been in position to plaster my house and buy an ox that is currently helping me with ploughing my farm land. Before receiving these transfers, I did have enough money to buy an ox and plaster my house since the money I got from agricultural produce was spent on my children's medication and buying food."
Sarah's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Sarah received a $441 second payment.
"Through these unconditional cash transfers, I was able to acquire a plot of land that I intend to build my home since I separated with the farther of my 3 children. Before receiving these transfers, I didn't have enough money to buy a plot of land much as I wanted to leave my parent's home and get my children their own home."
Joyce's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Joyce received a $441 second payment.
"My life is different in that I have constructed an iron roofed house that will relieve me from the burden of renovating my hut once I shift in it. In addition, I have got 3 acres of land that I have planted ground nuts and maize. Once harvest I will have good security in my home. Before receiving these transfers, I did have money to construct an iron roofed house and getting land for farming."
Benna's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Benna received a $441 second payment.
"My life is different in that, I have constructed an iron roofed house, which I plan to shift after fitting a door and windows when I sell my agricultural produce. Prior to receiving this cash transfer, I didn't have enough money to buy construction materials because any money I could get was spent on my children's education."
George's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
George received a $441 second payment.
"Through this financial support, I was able to under go surgery that has saved my life. I am now recovering very well, back to my daily duties. Before receiving these transfers, I was developing prostate cancer that needed operation immediately but I didn't have enough money for surgery."