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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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Susan's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Susan enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income, my spouse is sick and we do not have money to pay for his health care, so he might succumb to the illness."
Diana's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Diana enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked at the lakeside doing odd jobs with my spouse and eventually we managed to save enough money to be enable us pay school fees for our son who is in secondary school, we also managed to buy a motorcycle which we use as a taxi."
Asha's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Asha enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we face currently is that the stocks of fish in the lake are depleted so fishing is not very profitable and casual jobs are hard to find. This means our income is very low and we really do not know if we will be able to afford even basic needs like food."
Jackline's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Jackline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough food for my family, the previous harvest was not very good and our food stocks will soon be depleted."
Millicent's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Millicent enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face currently is that I have no sustainable source of income, my children need to go to school and at least get proper meals but this is nearly impossible because of lack of funds."
Rose's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face is diminished returns from my business, this means that I continually find it difficult to pay school fees for my children and I fear that some of them will drop out of school."
Caroline's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Caroline enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having bought some sheep and goats using money I saved while I was a fish trader."
Mary's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Mary received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to buy ox plough and also plan to build a house."
Alice's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Alice received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to pay school fee , l also plan to plaster my house ."
Rose's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Rose received a $98 initial payment.
"l plan to expand my house it is small. l also plan to pay school fee and buy a cow."