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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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Esther's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Esther received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to pay school fees to my daughter in secondary school. I'm also planning to buy a cow with a portion of the remaining amount while the rest I'll invest in stone chipping business."
Theresa's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Theresa received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because my current house is leaking. I'm also planning to build a pit latrine. This will free my family from rushing to nearby bushes to answer call of nature."
Lilian's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Lilian enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is through hard work my husband and I managed to save some cash from the quarry work that we do which enabled us to buy iron sheets that were used in building the house that we now stay in."
Hosline's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Hosline enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been the breadwinner to my family after my mother passed on. I have worked hard to ensure they eat and attend school."
Jane's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I don't have a stable source of income."
Christine's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Christine enrolled.
"Our proudest achievement is that we have been able to buy furniture. We managed to do this from the savings that we made in a local table banking group."
Lilian's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Lilian enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that one of my child is paralysed on one side of his body. I have struggled to get money for his medication but I can't afford being that am a widow and I don't have any other option."
Angeline's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Angeline enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have struggled and have been able to raise my children as a single mother."
Edward's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Edward enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is ill health, my legs hurt a lot, I cannot manage to stand for a long time and this means that I cannot perform on stage."
John's family
access_time over 3 years ago
John enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to build a better house for my family, my current house is not structurally sound and it might collapse."