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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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Penina's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Penina enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having established a business selling second hand clothing, the business enabled me to educate my children and even when they passed away I am still able to take care of their grandchildren."
Lucy's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Lucy enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is that I am sick. I suffer from arthritis. Walking is a problem. This limits my activities."
Juliana's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Juliana enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is the burden of school fees. Two of my children were chased home for school."
Pamela's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Pamela received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay school fees for my two children in secondary school and in college. I also plan to buy oxen for ploughing my farm."
Kezia's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Kezia received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet and replace my old iron roof. I also plan to buy cement and cement the floor and walls, so that my house will look presentable again."
Julia's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Julia enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is lack of enough funds to make my own boat."
Penina's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Penina received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a good house now."
Peter's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Peter received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to save most of the transfer to my son who is in class eight so that when next year falls and proceed to form one I'll at least have some cash at hand to pay him school fees and other requiremenrs. I'm also planning to buy other household items with the remaining portion of the transfer."
Beatrice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Beatrice received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails and build an iron roofed house. I also plan to cement the walls and floor of the house. I also hope to buy oxen for ploughing my farm."
Humphred's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Humphred enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to take good care of my siblings after our parents died sixteen years ago."