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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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Ezra's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Ezra enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life is lack of proper source of income to support my family."
Judith's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Judith enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to pay school fees for my children."
Rispa's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rispa enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life are lack of money to pay school fees for my children and illness of my child who is suffering from sickle cell."
Janet's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Janet enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have struggled as a sand harvester to educate my son who is currently in third form."
Catherine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Catherine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I have been sickling since my husband passed away. This has lowered my productivity because sometimes I get bedridden and therefore I can't get enough income to sustain my family."
Cyprian's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Cyprian enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that next year my girl child will be joining secondary school and my first born girl also passed exams and she is expecting to join college but all this I don't see myself fulfilling as all the cash that I had I have been channelling to the treatment of their mom and am left with nothing."
Everlyne's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Everlyne enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that I have been able to plant vegetables like kales on my farm and they have usually grown healthy and marketable when I take them to the market to sell them."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when all my poultry died because I couldn't manage to vaccinate them. I made a huge loss and I was sad about it."
Justina's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Justina enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when my children died and left me with grandchildren who are orphans. It has been difficult to get enough food to sustain my family and also to pay their school fees."
Dorine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Dorine enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to pay school fees for one of my children up to college level."