GDLive Newsfeed
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.
Maurine's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Maurine enrolled.
"My proudest achievement was last year when we had bumper harvest, we sold part of the grains and bought two heifers which will produce milk for my family and also as an investment"
Mical's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Mical enrolled.
""The achievement i am proudest of is buying furniture out of the profit i got from my small business. Before that we used to sit on the floor, and this was bringing reproach to the family in the village.""
Lucas's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Lucas enrolled.
""The biggest hardship i have faced is inadequate resources. My father was sick and the little savings i had i used to pay the hospital bill, this made me failed to pay rent in time and it caused conflict between landlord and i." "
Ezekiel's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Ezekiel enrolled.
""The biggest hardship i have faced in my life is acquiring basic income. The work i do is periodical, and sometime it is not available at all, at that time, there will be no resources to sustain the family and that is the biggest challenge.""
Susana's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Susana received a $5 initial payment.
"I expect to buy livestock for rearing, build a new house and also eat well,"
Wilis's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Wilis enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income. I am a peasant farmer and the proceeds from the sale of my crops is not always able to cater for my families needs, this often means that at times we often lack basic necessities like nutritious meals."
Apolot's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Apolot received a $466 initial payment.
"The moment i recieved my money, i felt so happy, because i knew it's going to solve my financial problems. "
Richard's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Richard enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is when I bought a motorcycle from small scale farming. I employed someone to operate it commercially and would earn a living from that. I am very proud of that."
Alex's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Alex enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life would be raising my family and educating my children. Despite being a skilled professional, I raised my bigger family without a stable job. Most of the times we would go hungry, children miss classes and even lack clothes to put on. Striving to find for the family was tough indeed."
Yvanita's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Yvanita enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is educating my two daughters. I became a widow while still young and meeting family needs was a tough struggle. From peasant faming and sisal weaving, I managed to pay their school fees. They are currently employed and earn a living from their educational struggle. I am very proud of that."