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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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Grace's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Grace enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that we have struggled to build iron roofed house."
Lavin's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Lavin enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that my son is in a primary boarding school. I believe that he will have a better life in future by getting well educated."
Alfayo's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Alfayo enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is lack of sufficient finances to educate my children in a private school."
Monica's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Monica enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I assisted my spouse to build our house with money that I earned from sand harvesting."
Grace's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Grace enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I am currently living in my own home. I have been living in my parents home for quite long and tradition requires that we move when we have become of age."
Alice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Alice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is lack of sufficient finances to feed, educate and meet other financial needs of my family because we have no proper source of income and our family is large."
Rosemary's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Rosemary enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that in the past we used to stay in a rental house in Rongai town and we managed to save cash that we were getting from working in stone quarries that enabled us to come back home and build our own home on our land."
Peter's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Peter enrolled.
"My biggest hardship has been to raise money that can enable me build my own house."
Jane's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is to raise capital that can enable me start a business that can generate some income for sustenance."
Judith's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Judith enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is lack of a reliable source of income. My income is too low and sometimes it's not easy for me to raise school fees for my children."