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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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Elizabeth's family
access_time 4 years ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is how to get food on a daily basis. All our children are still very young and I have to really look around for ways of finding food for them. "
Rosemary's family
access_time 4 years ago
Rosemary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is lack of enough food and money to meet our daily requirements. "
Lilian's family
access_time 4 years ago
Lilian enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is starting my small business of selling chips to the fisher folk around the lake. "
Rose's family
access_time 4 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is buying household items which I previously lacked. This has made me comfortable to even receive visitors in my house. "
Charles's family
access_time 4 years ago
Charles enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is the fact that we live in a place that is prone to flooding, and any time it rains, we don't feel safe. "
Pamela's family
access_time 4 years ago
Pamela enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my is the tough living conditions I am going through. I don't earn much from my peasant farming, but I am still expected to provide for a lot. "
Jenipher's family
access_time 4 years ago
Jenipher enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is lack of a regular source of income. Buying food and paying rent is a problem. "
Merceline's family
access_time 4 years ago
Merceline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is lack food. If I fail to find any casual work, I go hungry with my family. "
Julius's family
access_time 4 years ago
Julius enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is the fact that I have enrolled my children in school, and I am continuing to support them through their education. "
Lillian's family
access_time 4 years ago
Lillian enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is seeing our house getting damaged by floods. We live in a flood prone area, and when it rains, water flows into our house. "