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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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Valerie's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Valerie received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because the current one is too small in size. I'm also planning to build a pit latrine with the remaining portion of the transfer."
Doris's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Doris received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement my house both walls and floor because currently it's earth and expensive to repair more often . I'm also planning to invest the remaining amount in retail shop business."
Debora's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Debora enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have a stable source of income to pay school fees for our children."
Mary's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I don't have a stable source of income to support my family."
Eunice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I have a very small house which is not partitioned. This denies me privacy between me and my children because being that we share the same room as sleeping room and some of my children are teenagers."
Anna's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Anna enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income for myself, I therefore have to be very careful with what little money I have, this means that I miss out on a lot of essential items like good nutritious meals."
Serfina's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Serfina enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having started a small grocery business, this business has enabled me to educate my son, who is in secondary school, for the past two years."
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a tailor for eleven years all the while saving my profits. I eventually used the savings to plaster my house and bought another tailoring machine."
Anne's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Anne enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is hunger, last season the harvests were not very bountiful and my only source of income is my husband, whose meagre earnings can barely feed us and provide other basic needs."
Emily's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Emily enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having had a small business where I used to sell tomatoes and fish, this business enabled me to own a few chicken because I used to diligently save all the profit I used earned."