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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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Joyce's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Joyce enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have worked hard as a farmer to feed, clothe and educate my children. I am happy that I have seen my two children through their secondary school education."
Jane's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"The achievement am proudest of that I used to run a business of selling fish. Even though I went bankrupt and lost the business, it helped me in so many ways."
Millicent's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Millicent enrolled.
"The achievement am proudest of is building this house. I used to live in a grass thatched house. I am proud because it's a bigger space and its tin roofed."
Alice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Alice received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on buying bulls and paying secondary school fee."
Kennedy's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Kennedy received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on exotic Water Melon seeds, and also working capital for the many expenses that I expect to meet."
Siprosa's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Siprosa enrolled.
"The proudest achievement is that I have a roof over my head. "
Ros's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Ros enrolled.
"The proudest achievement is that I managed to create a permanent house after my husband passed away,and I have managed to take my children to school."
Jane's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"The proudest achievement is that I have been able to build the house I am living in."
Mary's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is paying school fees since I don't have a job."
Salome's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Salome received a $99 initial payment.
"My husband and I are planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on 2 bulls and a plough"