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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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Irene's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Irene enrolled.
"I am proud of having achieved the basic education and having completed a training on tailoring. This has helped me a lot in terms of getting a source of income."
Helida's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Helida enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is buying a piece of land that I have built my house on."
Lornah's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Lornah enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in my life is getting food for the family as at times we go to bed hungry."
Mary's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is we were able to build a house and have iron sheets for roofing which is a big step from our initial grass thatched house."
Benta's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Benta enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I was able to secure a loan from my self-help group that I used to buy cement for cementing the floor of my house. I am yet to pay the loan."
Alice's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Alice enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is being able to take my children to school even when I face financial challenges."
Caren's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Caren enrolled.
"The greatest achievement that I am proudest of is that my husband and I were able to start a small business in the form of a shop."
Rose's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is getting school fees for my other children and my house is dilapidated and leaking during rainy seasons."
Josphine's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Josphine enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is being able to construct a pit latrine and also being able to pay fees for my child until she completed high school."
Caroline's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Caroline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face is raising school fees for my children."