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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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Julie's family
access_time 3 years ago
Julie received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on extending my house and building a separate hut for my sons who are now grown."
Newton's family
access_time 3 years ago
Newton enrolled.
"I would say,my biggest hardship is that for the last three years,I have been using a hand hoe to cultivate my farm and this has been a bit difficult for me because my age cannot allow me to bend for long.I have also been surviving on loan to pay school fees."
Awino's family
access_time 3 years ago
Awino enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is that my daily income is too little that it cannot support my children's education as well as their upkeep."
Ruth's family
access_time 3 years ago
Ruth enrolled.
"Looking back,I would say that I am proudest that I managed to save some money and enrolled my younger brother in teachers collage."
Rose's family
access_time 3 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is lack of finances to buy farm equipments that can enable me cultivate my farm inorder to produce food."
Rose's family
access_time 3 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in life is lack of sufficient resources to educate my children."
Eunice's family
access_time 3 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to plaster the floor of my house."
Daniel's family
access_time 3 years ago
Daniel enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a casual worker for many years and after saving my earnings for quite a while, I was able to buy a cow and a ploughing machine. I have also been able to educate two of my children up to secondary school level using money that I got from selling my farm produce."
Elsa's family
access_time 3 years ago
Elsa enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I have been homeless since my husband passed on. It has been difficult staying in someone's house."
Rebecca's family
access_time 3 years ago
Rebecca enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to buy household items like furniture."