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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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Alex's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Alex received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay school fees for my son in the university because he has been sent away due to arrears and is currently at home. I also plan to buy building materials: ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house."
Anna's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Anna received a $99 initial payment.
"i plan to ironsheet for my son to use for building his simba, pay his school fees, and save some money for paying his school fees in future."
Alice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Alice received a $99 initial payment.
"I will build main house of a round 30 iron sheets and buy a heifer."
Josephine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Josephine received a $99 initial payment.
"We are planning to construct a new house (have a home) and also for my husband to pay bride price."
Jecinter's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jecinter received a $99 initial payment.
"l am planning to plaster my house and to add more stock into my business."
Edna's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Edna received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy cement and repair walls and floor of my house, construct a kitchen and also pay school fees."
Daphline's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Daphline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to plaster my house, buy chairs and pay school fees."
Joseph's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joseph received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to finish weaving my fishing nets and also pay bride price."
Margaret's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Margaret received a $99 initial payment.
"l planning to clear college fees for my two children in college."
Joel's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joel received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to marry another wife since the first one passed away and then build a house."