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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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Kevin's family
access_time 1 day ago
Kevin enrolled.
"My greatest achievement was playing for Nguge football club and emerged the player of the tournament and I was given money token that I used to buy clothes and other personal effects."
Catherine's family
access_time 1 day ago
Catherine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is when I almost failed to pay School fees for my children. In the year 2012, my maize plantation was infested by armyworms and thus reduced the production yet we depend on it to cater for family's needs. Through that I was unable to pay School fees and meet my family's needs."
Margaret's family
access_time 1 day ago
Margaret enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is losing my 4 children who used to give me financial support. I am now left with four orphans children to look after."
Jerusa's family
access_time 1 day ago
Jerusa enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced is domestic violence. After consuming alcohol, my husband resorts to violence for no apparent reason. Sometimes I spend the night in the cold as a result of this.Because of the children, I have to live with it."
Jane's family
access_time 1 day ago
Jane enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced is lack of school fees for my children. I do not have a stable source of income and when the children are sent home for fees,am forced to stay with them for long before I can raise the required amount."
Margaret's family
access_time 1 day ago
Margaret enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced is being a widow. Everyone views me negatively and everything depends on me irrespective of my financial status. "
Elizabeth's family
access_time 1 day ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced lack of stable source of income. My plans and business ideas disappear because of lack of financial resources."
Hillary's family
access_time 1 day ago
Hillary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is when my wife fell sick last year(2017).She had a complication when she was three months pregnant.This happened after she fell down.I took her to several hospitals but she got worse every day.We were forced to terminate the pregnancy which was very sad for us.I had to close down my cereals business to cater for the hospital bill.This has affected us financially up to date."
Linet's family
access_time 2 days ago
Linet received a $470 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on buying building materials such as 40 pieces of iron sheets which I am planing to build my homestead with what was delaying me is the traditional customs which doesn't recommend me to build a homestead when I am heavily pregant . I also bought an ox which I added to three oxen that I bought with the second transfer and now they are assisting me in the cultivation of my farm ."
Isaac's family
access_time 2 days ago
Isaac enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is lack of money to invest in extensive agricultural production."