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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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Christabel's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Christabel enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having toiled in my farm for very many years and managed to educate my children up to secondary school level, in fact one of them completed his secondary school education last year."
Waren's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Waren enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a fisherman for many years and I eventually managed to buy some livestock, build my current house and pay dowry. I am also proud of the fact that I have managed to educate my three children up secondary school level using money that I get after selling my fruits."
Rose's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I don't have a stable source of income. Sometimes we go without food."
Benta's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Benta enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have worked very hard and managed to build iron roofed house for my family. My husband died and left me in a grass thatched house but I later worked hard and saved money which I used in buying iron sheets."
Emmaculate's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Emmaculate enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have a stable source of income."
Evance's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Evance enrolled.
"Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to start a small business."
Solomon's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Solomon enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life is lack proper source of income to sustain my family."
Irine's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Irine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is sickness and the lack of money which makes meeting our needs to be very difficult."
Rebecca's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Rebecca enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that through the work I do which is ploughing for people I have been able to buy household items."
Peter's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Peter enrolled.
"The proudest achievement is that through the small jobs that we do, we have been able to take our children to high school."