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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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Alice's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Alice received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because the current one is small in size. I'm also planning to invest the remaining portion in livestock."
Eunice's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Eunice received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house."
Pamela's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Pamela received a $99 initial payment.
"school fees for my daughter and my orphaned niece. I also hope to extend my house to make it more spacious."
Moses's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Moses received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay school fees for my children. I also hope to construct a kitchen and a pit latrine."
Rodah's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Rodah received a $99 initial payment.
"My house is in poor condition, I therefore plan to buy ironsheet, bricks/ stones and cement, and build an iron roofed house."
Joyce's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Joyce received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy another sewing machine and rolls of fabric, and open a tailoring shop. this will provide me with a source of income and I will be able to pay school fees for my children because am widowed and have no financial support."
Monica's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Monica received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to pay my children collage fee. I'm also planning to build a new iron roofed house because my current house is in bad condition."
Hellen's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because the current one I have is too small. I'm also planning to invest the rest in livestock."
Benta's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Benta received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to pay fee to my daughter in collage. I'm also planning to pay fee to my son in secondary school."
Pamela's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Pamela received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to pay fee to my two daughters in secondary school and one in collage."