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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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Hellen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Hellen received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on expanding my house.I want to build a kitchen.I also want to buy a cow,a bed and a mattress."
Benta's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Benta received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on buying salar panel,chairs,bed and a mattress.i also want to plaster my house and pay school fees."
John's family
access_time over 5 years ago
John received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on repairing my house.I also want to pay school fees and start livestock business."
Agness's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Agness received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to pay school fee to my sister in law , l also plan to expand my business."
Linet's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Linet received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to use a larger portion of the transfer to settle my daughter's whole year fees. I'm also planning to purchase some furniture with the remaining amount."
Maurine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Maurine received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to buy a cows that l will pay for my dowry."
Morris's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Morris received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to purchase a welding machine. This will allow me to own a workshop and stop working for people who pays me meager wages."
Mary's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Mary received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planing to buy a water tank with a portion of the transfer. I'm also planning to buy a cow."
Anne's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Anne received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lumpsum payment on building an iron roofed house.I also want to buy a cow."
Everlyne's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Everlyne received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to add some iron sheets, and build a house , l plan to build a toilet and buy my clothes and for my children."