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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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John's family
access_time over 2 years ago
John enrolled.
"Receiving this money means happiness in my life. I feel so encouraged that I shall do better business that would be more reliable and sustainable source of income for my household. It also means paying school fees and buying bulls that will help me plough my farms."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in my life is hunger. There were moments when my household had to sleep on empty stomachs due to lack of food and suffer from malnutrition complications."
Philgona's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Philgona enrolled.
"Receiving this money means happiness and hope in my life. I would like to start some small business of fresh fish that will be of sustainable source of income for my household. It would also mean an an opportunity to construct a kitchen and pay fees for my children."
Margaret's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"Receiving this money is the greatest blessing that I have received in my life.It is going to help me build a new house that is spacious enough to fit my big family. I will also be able to furnish it and buy my children pretty clothes."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced is being rained on due to profusely leaking roof and harsh weather conditions. This is due to poor shelter."
Seline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Seline enrolled.
"Receiving this money means a lot of happiness and joy in my life. I hope to start small business that would be a better means of income. It also means the ability to pay fees for my children and purchase of furniture."
Nicholas's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Nicholas enrolled.
"We have not had rains in this region since early last year. Therefore, we have not had any produce from our lands. Feeding has been the major hardship for us, followed by the children's constant sickness. We have been in and out of hospital for close to two months now. Now, we have nothing left."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is inability to pay for my school fees after the death of my parents. I was forced to drop out of school and early marriage was the only option. I still yearn for education and wish that I get another chance to chase my dream of becoming a nurse."
Caroline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Caroline enrolled.
"Receiving this money means improvement in the way of living for my family and I.with it we will be able to invest in a business of our own so that it can sustain us for much longer."
Samwel's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Samwel enrolled.
"I am happy to receive the unconditional cash transfer from Give directly because it will change my life. I will be able to open up a small business in my village and the life of my family will improve. From the income I will generate,I will be able to save some money to build my own house."