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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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Anna's family
access_time 1 day ago
Anna received a $527 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer in that I paid school fees for my children on time and they were not sent home. This could have been so challenging for me because I depend on small scale farming at home to earn an income."
Lily's family
access_time 1 day ago
Lily received a $253 second payment.
"I expect my life to have changed in the next six months in that I will have expanded my business by adding more stock and even rent a shop."
Wilson's family
access_time 1 day ago
Wilson received a $23 twenty-fourth payment.
"In the next six months, I am hoping to have cleared my children's school fees. I am not able to work because I am disabled I have a leg. Most of the time my wife does everything for us. Since GD came in the picture I have been trying to use my transfers to assist as much as I can to ease the burden she carries."
Jeniffer's family
access_time 1 day ago
Jeniffer received a $527 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer in that I bought a dairy cow. I depend on the casual jobs in the village and there was no other way I could get the money to buy a cow."
Rose's family
access_time 1 day ago
Rose received a $526 second payment.
"Having a better house, made of a timber wall is my greatest improvement. I made sure that this chance did not sleep through my hands. I quickly moved to put up the house and demolishing the small mudwalled hut. When I look at the house, I am so proud and happy that my compound is among the good looking in the village."
Robert's family
access_time 1 day ago
Robert received a $253 second payment.
"I believe my life will be better in the next six months in that I will have leased a piece of land and will have put up maize farming on. This will be my hope of a better life in that all this will be my investment as well as food security in our family. I expect my cow to be in better health and will be about to calve."
Richard's family
access_time 1 day ago
Richard received a $526 second payment.
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Joseph's family
access_time 1 day ago
Joseph received a $527 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer in that I build a better and spacious house for my family."
Vicky's family
access_time 1 day ago
Vicky received a $527 second payment.
"Stating a shop on my farm is one big improvement in my life. I am going to be getting money from the business that I will run in the shop. Located in the village, where I run another business means that I am going to get a good start since I already have a large customer base from my milk vending business. I am sure that this business will thrive."
Tabitha's family
access_time 1 day ago
Tabitha received a $527 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer in that I could not have started an income-generating business and to also to buy a dairy cow."