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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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Margaret's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Margaret received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a nice iron roofed house because my current house is too small. I'm also planning to cement both floor and roofing of the house."
Angilina's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Angilina enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having toiled in my farm for many years and managed to raise my children and build my current house with money I got after selling my farm produce."
Ezra's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Ezra enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a fisherman and saved my wages which I then used to buy a goat, I later sold the goat and got some profit."
Collins's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Collins enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a fisherman for quite a while and managed to save my wages, I then used the savings to buy a motorcycle taxi which supplements my income from fishing."
Brian's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Brian enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income, my earnings from fishing are meagre and can hardly cater for all my family's needs, we therefore have to be very careful with what we buy."
Sila's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Sila enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income for myself, I currently hire a motorcycle from someone else and after paying him I am usually left with very little disposable income."
David's family
access_time over 4 years ago
David enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having saved my earnings while I worked as a fisherman and later used the money to purchase building materials and pay workers who built my current house."
Tony's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Tony enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a fisherman and saved my earnings, I was then able to buy tree seedlings which I planted and plan to sell the timber when they mature."
Benson's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Benson enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that I managed to take two of my kids to school and one of them is now a driver and this I managed to do so with the cash I had saved from my farm business."
Benson's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Benson enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is that I cannot afford to buy seeds and fertilizers for farming due to lack of funds."