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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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Phoibe's family
access_time 3 days ago
Phoibe enrolled.
"When I get this money, I will build a decent low cost ironsheets house. The house we are currently living in is grass thatched whereby grass needs replacing almost every year which is expensive. But with an ironsheets house, its does not necessitate replacement consecutively. I will also buy a cow that will produce milk for both commercial and domestic consumption. Money generated from this milk is what I will use to pay for our child's school fees."
Agness's family
access_time 3 days ago
Agness enrolled.
"When I receive this money, I will build a low cost ironsheets house because grass is scarce and expensive. I will also buy bulls and an ox-plough because we have been just hiring. This will help us save some money that we have been spending on hiring the ploghing services and also generate for us more income because we shall also hire out."
Bena's family
access_time 3 days ago
Bena enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced is lack of money that I can use for proper agricultural practices."
Elizabeth's family
access_time 3 days ago
Elizabeth received a $49 eighth payment.
"Before I started receiving money from GD I was selling clothes but it wasn't doing well because I didn't have enough stock. I have therefore been restocking the business with the GD transfers including the recent transfer. I'm happy the business is now stable and I'm getting good profit from it. Part of the money I paid for my child's school fee who is in pre-school so that I could reduce the amount of money she owed the school. I also saved a portion of the money for future use."
Joshua's family
access_time 3 days ago
Joshua received a $49 eighth payment.
"I'm currently relying on casual work which is not reliable and at the same time, the income I earn from it is too low. I, therefore, have been saving part of the transfers including the recent transfer so that I can use it in the future to open up a cyber cafe so that I can have a reliable source of income. In addition to that, I had not paid for the house rent. I, therefore, used a portion of the money to pay for the house rent."
Sally's family
access_time 3 days ago
Sally received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six month in that I would have saved some money in the merry go round group that we have started in the village to enable me to buy a goat because this has always been my dream."
George's family
access_time 3 days ago
George received a $22 twelfth payment.
"I expect to save and buy building materials like cement and sand to plaster my unfinished house. I look forward to owning and living in a beautiful house. I also plan to buy another motorcycle to help my family earn more income hence change in our living standards."
Josfina's family
access_time 3 days ago
Josfina received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"With the use of hybrid seeds, I am looking forward to a good harvest and this will help me increase my income and also create wealth for me."
Mourice's family
access_time 4 days ago
Mourice received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"I expect to have a relief in the next six months when I will be harvesting from my farm as well as receiving transfers from GD. With this income, my budgeting will have been made easier."
Benta's family
access_time 4 days ago
Benta received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"I expect the construction of a better and more spacious house to have commenced with adequate resources to complete the project. This will make me the happiest being on earth.,"