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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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Florence's family
access_time 6 days ago
Florence enrolled.
"I could not educate my only daughter out of the three children I have beyond primary school. Having completed primary education in 2014,I took her for a two years course in tailoring which she completed but I could not afford to start up a tailoring business for her.Receiving this money means I will buy sewing machines and tailoring materials for her to start up a business in Bamba.She will then be in a position to support me because being a widow and sole breadwinner,I face so much financial constraints."
Sidi's family
access_time 6 days ago
Sidi enrolled.
"Our village is currently experiencing drought and this has really affected my farm due to inadequate and unreliable rainfall. As a farmer who solely depend on her farm, my crops have failed to grow thereby making my family to starve due to lack of enough food. "
Joyce's family
access_time 6 days ago
Joyce enrolled.
"I live one room. It is a very small mud house that I share with my 4 children and my husband. My eldest son has to go to spend the nights in other people's houses in the neighborhood. This will change because I will build a bigger house for my family. I will also build one for my son who is now grown and as a man we can't share the room we have. "
Mercy's family
access_time 6 days ago
Mercy enrolled.
"One of my children has a problem in her head, we used so much resources trying to get her help. We thank God she was finally treated but still needs close follow up because of the condition that she has. This is the biggest hardship I have faced."
Eunice's family
access_time 6 days ago
Eunice received a $537 initial payment.
"I was so happy when I got the text message from GD because it came at a time when I was financially broke and there was nowhere I could get such an amount during such a time."
Naomy's family
access_time 6 days ago
Naomy received a $537 initial payment.
"I would say that the biggest difference fro is that I was able to buy new sofa-set which I never had before because I used to get very embarrassed whenever I got visitors who came to pay me a visit and they had to sit on rugged seats. Right now I no longer gets embarrassed whenever I get visitors because I have enough space that can accommodate them very comfortably."
Nancy's family
access_time 6 days ago
Nancy received a $537 initial payment.
"I was so happy and jubilated when I saw the text message from the organization because it came as a surprise to me. Even though I had registered with GD but I did not expect the money to come as soon as it did, I just want to thank the organization for their generosity."
Joice's family
access_time 6 days ago
Joice received a $537 initial payment.
"I felt so happy because I never knew I could get such an amount of money that can help change my life. I just knelt down and thanked God because I knew the opportunity to change our lives had finally come to pass."
Calvince's family
access_time 6 days ago
Calvince received a $537 initial payment.
"In the manner in which I used the money, I used it build a new house which makes me very proud as a true African son. This is a very big achievement according to our traditions."
Samson's family
access_time 6 days ago
Samson received a $537 initial payment.
"The biggest difference for me is that I have been able to sort the fees problem of my daughter which had become a headache to me for quite sometime. I know she will now sit for her final year in school come next year without interruptions in between the semesters."