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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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Caroline's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to clear school fees balance and build a house with the upcoming lumpsum payment."
Mary's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a spacious house now."
George's family
access_time over 6 years ago
George received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy water pump and a cow with the upcoming lumpsum transfer payment."
Joshua's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Joshua received a $493 second payment.
"My house is now very spacious and not leaking as before."
Dorothy's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Dorothy received a $493 second payment.
"Other Ngos bring us donations like sandals and hoes that we already have in place while GD gives us cash by hand that we need to spend on what we lack."
Frederick's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Frederick received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to build a house, buy livestock, chairs and clothes for my household."
Benson's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Benson received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash direct to recipients while other NGOs gives cash through other people to the recipients."
Argwings's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Argwings received a $493 second payment.
"Donations from GD come to us directly just like its name while other Ngos donate to us through the hands of other people that raises conflicts."
Marikus's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Marikus received a $493 second payment.
"I am at peace because finally I have achieved my dreams of owning a latrine in my compound. "
Elsa's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Elsa received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to invest my upcoming lump-sum payment in livestock business. I will buy cows, chicken and sheep."