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.
Sicoviatino's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Sicoviatino received a $451 second payment.
"If I had never recieved the transfer, I would not be as healthy as I am now. Before, even feeding was a problem."
Francis's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Francis received a $458 second payment.
"My life is different in I have acquired my own oxen, I will now be ploughing in time, I have paid off mortgage and I have got back my farm land."
Ziporah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Ziporah received a $451 second payment.
"I am soon completing payment of an acre of land which I will utilize for crop cultivation. That has relieved me off stress that had been on my back. Before, I had only an acre of land that did not facilitate crop production for enough food for the household."
Mariam's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Mariam received a $451 second payment.
"These transfers have greatly improved my standards of living than it would have been if I never received the transfer. I used to sleep in a grass thatched house meaning that i'm now sleeping in a iron roofed house. I have also managed to buy clothes I never imagined I would wear."
Rose's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rose received a $23 twelfth payment.
"I have a plan of expanding my business so that I can be able to sell more of my goods and as a result make more profits from my business. The profits that I earn from my business will then be used to sort the household financial needs."
David's family
access_time over 5 years ago
David received a $23 twelfth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will have bought a piece of land.I am planning to save the income from my retail shop, motorcycle business and from the sales of maize to buy a piece of land."
Johnson's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Johnson received a $452 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I had never recieved the transfer in that I am now filled with happiness and joy. I have been in position to acquire and expand my land."
Janeth's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Janeth received a $23 twelfth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will have completed building the new house and my family will have enough space to stay. We will also be exposed to less dust hence reduce diseases."
Mary's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Mary received a $550 initial payment.
"I could not believe that I received this transfer. When I saw the message, I thought it was a scam. I had to confirm with a friend before starting to prepare to go to the market to buy all the household stuff I have always wanted like sofa seats and bedding. I felt so happy and overwhelmed."
Rita's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rita received a $23 twelfth payment.
"In the next six months, I expect to see my current house fully plastered and well furnished with a new set of chairs. I have only been using old and weak wooden chairs. I also expect to see my four children going to school without being sent back home due to lack of school fees. As a result, I believe they will succeed in their studies and secure better jobs thus become self-reliant in future."