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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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Agnes's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Agnes enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life is my daughter's health condition."
Millicent's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Millicent enrolled.
"My proudest achievements are that we use not to have any animal but now we own a cow. Lastly we have also struggled to build iron roofed house because before we use to have grass thatched house."
Albert's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Albert enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that l have struggled to start my own business though very small."
Caroline's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Caroline enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to build a new house for my family. I feel proud of my efforts."
Hulder's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Hulder enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to build a house for my family. It makes me proud because I worked hard through saving some money that enabled me to achieve that."
Priskila's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Priskila enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when my husband passed away. Life became hard for me because we used to depend on him as the sole breadwinner."
Moses's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Moses enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to buy five goats. I managed to do this from the savings that I made from the sale of charcoal."
Sarah's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Sarah enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to build iron roofed house. In the past, I used to stay in a grass thatched house which used to leak and nowadays I feel comfortable in my house even if it rains."
Margaret's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to build a house however small it is. It wasn't an easy task because as a widow, I had to do it myself from the savings which I made from my little business."
Charles's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Charles enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to pay my son's school fees up to college level. I have managed this through the little income that I get from the sale of charcoal and farm produce."