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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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Millicent's family
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Millicent enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a house help. I was able to save my earnings and eventually used the money to educate my son who finished his secondary school education in 2013."
Millicent's family
access_time 1 day ago
Millicent enrolled.
"My biggest hardship right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my two sons who are in secondary schools. If I am unable to raise the required fees they may have to defer their studies."
Mary's family
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Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I faced in life is the inability of my parents to pay school fees on time.This affects my studies hence reduces my productivity."
Erick's family
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Erick enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is lack of finances to provide a sustainable life for my family due to high cost of living"
Roseline's family
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Roseline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life, is being unable to provide medical care to my family members whenever they fall sick. This is because, I do not have a reliable source of income."
Pamela's family
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Pamela enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I had ever faced in life, was when I fell sick for one month and I could not seek for proper medication since I did not have money. As the breadwinner in my household, my children were forced to starve since nobody could provide for their daily needs."
Caroline's family
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Caroline enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of in my life, is taking good care of children by providing to them right education although I am a single mother."
Linet's family
access_time 1 day ago
Linet enrolled.
"The achievement I am most proud of is training as a dress maker. This has become my source of employment and income as well. I am able to provide for my family through it."
Norah's family
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Norah enrolled.
"My proudest achievement was building my home since I had suffered a lot when the house where my husband died and left us in collapsed and I was regarded ritually unclean by our culture. "
Maurice's family
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Maurice enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life was the demise of my mother leaving us total orphans in the year 2013 with my sister freshly registered in form one, I had to sacrifice to fend for family and pay her fees without any reliable source of income coupled with multiple of poor harvest seasons. "