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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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Davies's family
access_time 1 day ago
Davies enrolled.
"Am an orphan.I lost my mother in 2006 and shortly after father died in 2007.I was left with my four siblings and since then we have had to fend for ourselves.Not having parents to look up to has been really difficult for me and sometimes even getting basic needs becomes difficult.This is the biggest harship I have faced"
Kirui's family
access_time 1 day ago
Kirui enrolled.
"There was a time I felt sick for a long time and I had to close my business for a while, I could not raise money to pay school fees and also feed my family. This is the biggest hardship I have ever faced in my life"
Alexander's family
access_time 1 day ago
Alexander enrolled.
"The biggest hardship in my life is when my children was suppose to go to school but I had no money to pay for their school fees, I had to borrow money from friends and relatives"
Gabriel's family
access_time 1 day ago
Gabriel enrolled.
"For the past eight years, I have never had any maize yield from my farm due to maize-stalk disease yet I have been planting them. Maize being a source of stable food for my family, I had to buy them on several occasions yet I was unemployed. So I had to persevere/struggle all those years to sustain my family's basic need and this made my life so difficult. This is the biggest hardship I have ever experienced. "
Emily's family
access_time 1 day ago
Emily enrolled.
"When I was in class 8 right before I sat for my KCPE ( kenya certificate of primary education), I gave birth and life became unbearable. I didn't get support from my parents and that was the biggest hardship I've faced in life. No one was willing to assist and I had to drop out of school."
Chepkemoi's family
access_time 1 day ago
Chepkemoi enrolled.
"In 2015, my husband and I had started a car wash business but we ended up running at a loss. We spent a lot of money in purchasing equipments through a bank loan. We tried our best but unfortunately it didn't make. For me that was the biggest hardship I've ever faced."
John's family
access_time 1 day ago
John enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have is lack of money to take care of my family and pay school fees for my children. "
Christine's family
access_time 1 day ago
Christine enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I managed to accomplish my education despite the fact that I come from a family that never went to school. "
Nicholas's family
access_time 1 day ago
Nicholas enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that despite the fact that my father died and left us very young, I have managed to go to school by paying my school fees through doing casual work ."
Eric's family
access_time 1 day ago
Eric enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I managed to build my own house in my on compound through the casual work that I do in the village. "