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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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Michael's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Michael enrolled.
"I will be able to build a bigger house to accomodate me and my family, buy decent furniture, and open a business for my wife. My kids will be able to jave their school fees cleared"
Rebecca's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rebecca enrolled.
"Not being able to provide school fees in time for my kids"
Brenda's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Brenda enrolled.
"Is was happy because it was a chance I had to now develop my self. "
Judith's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Judith enrolled.
"I burn charcoal for a living and its not a good business for a village that relies solely on using firewood as means of cooking, which means most days i come back home empty handed"
Evans's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Evans enrolled.
"My main source of income is subsistent farming, which is seasonal. I have always wanted to invest in a long term investment like a business. Am glad because i will now use the money to invest in a business, and be able to pay school fees for my children"
Hellen's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Hellen enrolled.
"I was happy since it was the only way I had to ensure that my children will go to school and and also to complete my house construction "
Grace's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Grace enrolled.
"Not being able to pay my child's school fees in time, at times she misses exams because of lacl of school fees"
Brenda's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Brenda enrolled.
"I feel so excited about receiving the money because my husband will now be able to purchase his own motorcycle for his business."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is that I have a very big family to solely take care of from my fishing business because my wife has no job. The income I get is so little and sometimes my family even goes hungry."
Roseline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Roseline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I'm currently facing is lack of water which has led to famine in our area."