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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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Herina's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Herina enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a broom maker and after selling the brooms I was able to buy a goat. "
Magret's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Magret enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income for myself and my spouse. My spouse is a polygamous man and thus I have a co-wife, maintaining two families is difficult for him and we often lack basic items like nutritious food."
Milka's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Milka enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to buy farm inputs like seeds and fertiliser, the planting season is almost over and if we cannot get finances to purchase the inputs, our farm will have to lie fallow thereby depriving us of a source of income. "
Janet's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Janet enrolled.
"We're proud for having received good harvest last season and used the cash after selling some of the produce in paying school fees for our child in secondary school."
Mariam's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Mariam enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having started a small business selling onions in kisumu town, I was thus able to educate my children with proceeds from the sale of onions until they managed to have their own families."
Sophia's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Sophia enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I'm facing currently is on making ends meet and on paying school fees for my children,I depend on farming for livelihood and in some cases we get very little harvest to sustain us."
Elisha's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Elisha enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having been a successful farmer, I plant sweet potatoes and maize and I usually get a bumper harvest. I have even managed to buy a public address system with money I got after selling my farm produce, this public address system usually earns me some income whenever I hire it out to various people holding events. "
Jane's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is on making ends meet,I have no other sources of income other than farming and being a widow makes it even more difficult to fend for my family."
Grace's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Grace enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked in my farm for many years and managed to buy a ploughing machine, some cows and built my house with funds I got after selling maize and sweet potatoes that I harvested. "
Ali's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Ali enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we face now is on paying college fees for our first born,after finishing his eighth grade we have not been able to educate him further due to lack of finances."