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.
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I am planning to buy household items like chairs and build a pit latrine.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is having started a small business selling fish and the business has enabled me to buy a few household items.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income for myself, my business is not very profitable so most of the time I have to borrow money from others and this has to be repaid with interest.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is around midday when I am having my lunch together with my family, it makes me very happy when I see my children eating.