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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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Caroline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Caroline enrolled.
"The proudest achievement is that I struggle to put food on the table for my children through the small jobs that I do."
Freda's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Freda enrolled.
"The biggest hardship was losing my husband and being left with very small children to take care of. He was our breadwinner and having to start a fresh was so difficult since I didn't have any source of income of my own."
Benter's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Benter enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced is educating my children,they had to drop out because I was not able to pay school fees for them which really makes very sad. "
Rose's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is that I don't have my own place like the rest of my age mates and it's really giving me sleepless nights."
Florence's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Florence received a $117 initial payment.
"Building a house, and buying a cow, and school fees "
Babirye's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Babirye received a $117 initial payment.
"Building a house, a matress and bed, and school fees "
Maliamu's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Maliamu received a $117 initial payment.
"Building a house and buying a cow "
Beatrice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Beatrice received a $117 initial payment.
"Building a house and pay school fees "
Rebecca's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rebecca received a $117 initial payment.
"Finishing my house, starting a business "
Zeulance's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Zeulance received a $117 initial payment.
"Finishing my house, and buying land "