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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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Edwina's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Edwina enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that we were able to build a house using cash that we had saved from our fishing business and now our family have a place they call home."
Alfred's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Alfred enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having married a beautiful wife who has given birth to my children. I have also managed to build her a house which she is proud of."
Beryl's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Beryl enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a casual worker at the lakeside. I was able to save my wages and eventually bought some nice plates which I am very proud of."
Judith's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Judith enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked hand in hand with my spouse to assist his siblings finish school. I have managed to assist him in this endeavour by saving profits from my small business. "
Jeremiah's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jeremiah enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to build my own house. I currently reside in a relatives house and this is not very comfortable because we share a small house. "
Enock's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Enock enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a casual worker in many farms during school holidays. I managed to save some money and bought quite a number of chicken which provide me with eggs. I usually eat some of the eggs and sell the surplus. "
Caren's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Caren enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income for myself and my family. I run a small business which hardly caters for their basic needs, in order to educate them I usually do quite a number of odd jobs as well but lately my health has been deteriorating and I fear that they may have to defer their studies because I will be unable to raise the required fees."
Emilly's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Emilly enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of raw materials to make sisal ropes, I have to purchase the sisal and this ultimately eats into my profits. I am also not fit health wise and I have to eat regular meals but this is not always possible, I fear that I may succumb to the illness if my financial situation does not improve."
David's family
access_time over 3 years ago
David enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in life is that I lack a proper source of income and so I live hand to mouth. This affects my ability to feed and educate my children."
Ruth's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Ruth enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that through hard work and small savings we finally have a house that has taken us years to build. "