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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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Amina's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Amina enrolled.
"Receiving this money means I will be able to complete the construction of my house. I started building a house seven years back but never completed it because I lacked money to finish up the work. The house that I currently sleep in is grass thatched and it leaks. I am hopping that if all go well, finishing the construction work will be priority so that I can shift to it."
John's family
access_time 19 hours ago
John enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I am faced with is sickness. I am not able to work because of the condition that I am in. I feel a lot of pain each time I try to work so in most cases, I try to avoid work and yet it is the only way I would be able to earn some money/food. I survive on food that people give just as gifts. For the times that I have failed to get anything to feed on from them, I have slept hungry because I don't have any other option. "
Francis's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Francis enrolled.
"Receiving this money means I will be able to complete constructing my store. I had started constructing it, but I ran short of funds to complete it. I intend to store my food in it during the time of plenty which will make my household food secure during the time of scarcity hence household resilience."
Stanley's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Stanley received a $470 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have a peace of mind. I used to worry a lot over how to complete the purchase of this land since I had no source of income. Being HIV positive, I thought I would die before completing it's payment hence leaving my children with no where to start from and this also worried me more."
Lucy's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Lucy received a $470 initial payment.
"The moment I received the money, I felt very happy. I knew this transfer would enable me buy the items that I lacked."
Ben's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Ben received a $48 eighth payment.
"My new goal is to start a business for my wife. Currently, she has no job. She is a housewife. She has always had a passion for business and making her dream come true will mean a lot to our family because it will eventually translate to more income."
Purity's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Purity received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"In the six months, I picture myself owning a cow. This is because I have instilled the culture of saving in merry go round groups which I didn't have before. When I shall have collected the required amount then my dream of owning a heifer will actualize."
Deborah's family
access_time 20 hours ago
Deborah received a $470 initial payment.
"My heart was filled with joy when I received the money. This was the first time for me to receive such an amount of money at once."
Joyce's family
access_time 20 hours ago
Joyce received a $470 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I live each day full of happiness. This is because I paid my children's fees without a lot of struggle as it used to be in the past. Being a single parent, it was very difficult for me to raise money for meeting my family needs especially school fees."
Sumaya's family
access_time 20 hours ago
Sumaya received a $470 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I'm happy because I have got the money for completing the construction of my house. Before, I couldn't finish it because I didn't have money."