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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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Michael's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Michael enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we currently have four children who require a lot of school fees."
George's family
access_time over 3 years ago
George enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that our parents died long ago while we were still young and there life has been harsh to us in terms of getting food. Shelter and even clothing."
Quinter's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Quinter enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we are currently homeless and therefore staying in a rented house."
Eunice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is that I have orphans that I am taking care of and being that I don't have a reliable source of income it is hard to provide the basic needs for the children and myself too."
Beatrice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Beatrice enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proud of is that I have managed to pay school fees for my daughter up to form four level."
Jane's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"The achievement that am proud of is that I have strive so hard to pay school fees for my children despite the fact that am a widow."
Morine's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Morine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in my life is that of raising children as a widow. This hasn't been easy for me being that my husband died long ago and we didn't have any asset to support my family. At some point I had to become a beggar just for"
Anne's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Anne enrolled.
"The proudest achievement that I can think of is having bought fishing gear and iron sheets from savings I had in a table banking group."
Sheth's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Sheth enrolled.
"I am proud to have married a very responsible and business oriented woman. She has helped me form our family, and am proud of her."
Morris's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Morris enrolled.
"I regret having never gone to school. I dropped out to fend for my siblings, and life has been really harsh. I am really sad that my peers have succeeded in life, but I have remained poor."