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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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George's family
access_time over 5 years ago
George enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that I have been able to educate my son using cash that comes from the motorbike transport business till university level and I also have other children who are in secondary school where I pay their fee using the same business."
Mary's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face is that ploughing my farm with my hands is becoming difficult as I am no longer young and energetic so I am really straining to do so so that I can plan crops."
Hellen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Hellen enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that when I husband was alive we used to work on our farm together and do everything as a family so when I lost him,I am the one who has been left with the burden of doing everything and my children also need school fees hence it is really a difficult life."
Susan's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Susan enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I have been able to build a house and buy a cow using money that I got from my small business of selling household items."
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I was able to build a bigger house than the one I used to have using cash that I got from farming."
Teresa's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Teresa enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is that I have no one to support me and am old"
Edwin's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Edwin enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is that I lost my parents and living with my relatives is not easy,since my uncles have tried so hard to displace us."
Eunice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship was loosing my job and having to move to the village and we had nothing."
Gorety's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Gorety enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is school fees I have 3 children in high school,one should be going to college but I can't afford it."
Millicent's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Millicent enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is that I have no source of income and the only bread winner in my family"