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.
Norah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Norah received a $471 initial payment.
"My life is currently different because I have acquired Livestock like goats and sheep which I did not own before. I have also repossessed the land which I'm going to plant my cassava. In the post, I had no gardens to plant my crops."
Stella's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Stella received a $471 initial payment.
"When I recieved my money, I felt excited and anxious. At the back of my mind, I knew that I am getting back my garden land that I had given out of which it will help in extensive farming."
Joseph's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joseph received a $453 second payment.
"My life has changed in that I am happier because I am constructing an extension of my house such that my children will have a comfortable accommodation too. Previously, my children have been sleeping in a grass thatched house that had been giving me the burden of walking for long distances to look for grass in order to renovate it frequently."
Anna's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Anna received a $453 second payment.
"This transfers have improved my life in that, I constructed a permanent house which I hope to sleep in very soon after finishing. The house I currently stay in is thatched and it has been costly for us to renovate it whenever it leaked."
Farida's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Farida received a $471 initial payment.
"When I recieved my money, I felt extremely happy that I could not sleep at that moment. The happiness is because I knew that my children at this time would not stay home for long as before, I looked for money to send them back to school. Instead this time, they would be going to school early and with full requirements."
Debula's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Debula received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money, I was so happy because it would help me clear existing debts that had become a burden in my daily life. "
Silver's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Silver received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money, I felt so happy receiving such an amount of money in my lifetime that will stop the burden of searching for roofing grass after every two years, because I am going to construct an iron sheet roofed house. "
Deo's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Deo received a $471 initial payment.
"That moment I received my money, I felt happy because this money would help me ease burden of life especially by assisting my brother finish school and building my own iron sheet house. "
Samali's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Samali received a $471 initial payment.
"That moment I received my money, I felt happy because this money would help me send back my little sister to school and increase stock in my grocery shop. "
Scovia's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Scovia received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am glad to be building an iron sheet roofed house and my family feeds better than before. "