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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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Augustine's family
access_time 1 day ago
Augustine enrolled.
"Receiving this money will mean that I will be able to sleep well. Currently, I am sleeping in a leaky grass thatched house which I can not sustain to maintain every year."
Betty's family
access_time 1 day ago
Betty enrolled.
"Receiving this money means that, I will settle down in my own family. That is because I currently stay in my ancestral home and because I have produced at home, I need to buy for them their own land which will be relief for me."
Richard's family
access_time 1 day ago
Richard received a $469 initial payment.
"The moment I received the money, I felt very happy. This is because it came at a time when I was too broke."
Robert's family
access_time 1 day ago
Robert enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is poverty. Iam always trying to move up and down looking after people's animals inorder to raise money for providing other essential basic needs like food, clothing to my self,so I donot have time to cultivate crops hence lacking food to eat every year."
Harriet's family
access_time 1 day ago
Harriet enrolled.
"Givedirectly money will enable me build a permanent iron-roofed house that can provide wide space and accommodation for my family.I have been sleeping under a very small grass -thatched roof with no good space to accommodate my household property and members, it forced me to keep some items with neighbours and most of them have got lost. "
Esther's family
access_time 1 day ago
Esther received a $462 initial payment.
"I was over whelmed my joy the moment I received this transfer, because I knew that I was going to address my most pressing needs."
Emmanuel's family
access_time 1 day ago
Emmanuel enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of money to fulfill my dream. It haunts me whenever I see my peers who completed school successfully doing some work from the skill they acquired from school. I also want to like them and have my own skill."
Farida's family
access_time 1 day ago
Farida enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of enough money to fully facilitate my household's basic needs. This is mainly because most money is spent on rent and buying food."
Joanes's family
access_time 1 day ago
Joanes received a $22 fifteenth payment.
"I am planning to save some more towards buying more building materials like tiles to beautify my house. I also want to save some money to use in paying school fees for my children so that they get to concentrate on their studies well and not be sent home due to lack of it."
Stella's family
access_time 1 day ago
Stella received a $463 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have managed to clear all my debts and recover my pieces of land which were given out as security. I addition, household items like beddings and utensils have been acquired too. Before receiving this transfer, I had a burden of how to clear my debts and ensure that my pieces of land are recovered."