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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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Doreen's family
access_time 2 days ago
Doreen enrolled.
"Receiving this money means I will be able to build an iron roofed house. The one that I have is grass thatched which is too small to accommodate my family the fact that I have children. Some times I also receive visitors and hosting them has always been a charllage especially when it comes to sleeping. We are forced to share the same house."
Emmanuel's family
access_time 2 days ago
Emmanuel received a $450 second payment.
"My life has tremendously improved in that, I have built an iron roofed house. In the past, I slept under a leaking thatched house which made my children susceptible to illness due to harsh conditions they were exposed to. In addition, I bought an ox plough which enables me plough my farmland on time as opposed to the past when I had to wait other people to finish before I'm given opportunity to plough as well. This has ensured food security in my family."
George's family
access_time 2 days ago
George received a $22 eighteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will have bought a television. I have always had a problem when my children have to go to my neighbor's house to be entertained. As a result, it has broken our relationship because they are always accused of spoiling properties by the neighbor. This is why I want to buy a television to avoid such issues."
Milka's family
access_time 2 days ago
Milka received a $22 nineteenth payment.
"In the next six months, I will have plastered my kitchen. The kitchen has been very helpful because it has been where my children sleep. They no longer go to my neighbor's house to sleep."
Joab's family
access_time 2 days ago
Joab received a $22 eighteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will still be having the money to pay the lawyer. I would not want to fail to pay for his services."
Elias's family
access_time 2 days ago
Elias received a $22 eighteenth payment.
"I expect to have saved the transfers and started the business which will be the main source of income for my family. We will earn income from it to buy food for daily consumption, pay school fees for my children and also buy them clothes."
Keketesia's family
access_time 2 days ago
Keketesia enrolled.
"Receiving this money means acquiring additional acres of farm land. That will help support the family sustain its self. We shall cultivate crops which the family will feed on and the excess will be sold to enhance our children's education such that they will have a brighter future. "
Francis's family
access_time 2 days ago
Francis enrolled.
"Receiving this money means payment of the debt for thand I had leased. I had leased the land on order to suppory marry for my son a spouse. After paying off the lease, I will then cultivate on that land in order to to raise food for the family as well as well done of the food in order to support my child's education."
Joyce's family
access_time 2 days ago
Joyce enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face is limited income to pay school fees for the two grand children who are studying. This has affected their school attendance hence poor grades because they are some times sent out of school due to un timely payment of school fees."
Lucy's family
access_time 2 days ago
Lucy received a $469 initial payment.
"I was so happy the day I noticed that I got the money, I did not realise that I had received this money because I'm not well versed with phone handling. So one day my brother-in-law asked me if I had also received the the money and I told him I don't know, When he checked my account balance there was money which triggered my happiness."