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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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Peter's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Peter enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is lack of money to pay school fees for our children in time. Sometimes they get sent away from school because I have outstanding balance. "
Margaret's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is the sickness of my husband. His knee is swollen and requires surgery, but we haven't got the money. "
Beatrice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Beatrice enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is the fact that I have always supported my children through their education, by paying their school fees and buying them other necessities. "
Polin's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Polin received a $493 second payment.
"Am now having a good and very spacious house that accommodates my visitors comfortably."
Awino's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Awino received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives large sum of money once while other NGOs gives cash in small bits."
Anjelina's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Anjelina received a $493 second payment.
"I have managed to plaster the walls and floor of my house and this has helped to strengthen the walls and the floor is also very easy to clean."
Grace's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Grace received a $493 second payment.
"People are now seeing me as an important person I have a decent house."
Damaris's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Damaris received a $493 second payment.
"I now have a bigger house that can easily fit my family members."
Monica's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Monica received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own home and an iron roofed house."
Rose's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rose received a $493 second payment.
"Am not having much trouble getting what to eat with my children as before because I now have some food bought by the transfer."