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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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Janet's family
access_time 6 years ago
Janet received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy iron sheet, timber and nails, and extend my house to make it more spacious."
John's family
access_time 6 years ago
John received a $99 initial payment.
"I will buy a piece of land with the upcoming lumpsum payment."
Zacharia's family
access_time 6 years ago
Zacharia received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer payment."
Evaline's family
access_time 6 years ago
Evaline received a $493 second payment.
"Donations from other Ngos reach us through other people who slash them along the way while GD sends us donations directly and intact."
Everline's family
access_time 6 years ago
Everline received a $493 second payment.
"My cereals business is now doing better hence am able to sustain my family."
Willys's family
access_time 6 years ago
Willys received a $99 initial payment.
"I will pay school fees to train as a track driver with the upcoming lumpsum transfer payment."
Mary's family
access_time 6 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"My life has changed because l was staying in a small leaking house but now l am in a very comfortable house."
David's family
access_time 6 years ago
David received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy iron sheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house for my family. I also plan to pay my wife's dowry."
Jane's family
access_time 6 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives help to all the needy while other NGOs have specific groups of people whom they give help to."
Roseline's family
access_time 6 years ago
Roseline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to construct a new house as the current one has old rusty iron sheets that is leaking and it is quite small, pay school fees and also buy some livestock."