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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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Everlyne's family
access_time 4 years ago
Everlyne received a $493 second payment.
"I now have chairs and my visitors can get a place to sit on without borrowing from my neighbors."
John's family
access_time 4 years ago
John enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is loosing my job in the security firm. This made it difficult to cater for my family and was forced to return home"
Tabitha's family
access_time 4 years ago
Tabitha enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is the death of my husband. He left me with very young kids to cater for yet he was the only bread winner of the house"
Eunice's family
access_time 4 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is not being able to complete my education due to lack of school fees forcing me to get married at an early age "
Eunice's family
access_time 4 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of enough food, because I only rely on the little money I get when I fetch water for my rich neighbors. "
Getruda's family
access_time 4 years ago
Getruda enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is growing some peas which I sold and got money that I used to buy some goats. "
Maureen's family
access_time 4 years ago
Maureen enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is living in a house that got submerged by floods and I had nowhere else to stay for a while. "
Tabitha's family
access_time 4 years ago
Tabitha enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is being able to get my own money by doing casual work in the village. "
Esther's family
access_time 4 years ago
Esther enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is having to live with an epileptic child who I struggle to support. "
Charles's family
access_time 4 years ago
Charles enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is buying one dairy cow with the money I saved after I rented a piece of land and grew sugarcane, which I sold to the sugar factory. "