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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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Ben's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Ben enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is that I have to take care of my sister who is a widow,together with her children and I have no source of income."
Loreen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Loreen enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is in terms of getting finances to pay for school fees for my children and my husband as my income is very making us to depend on others for financial support."
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that we were able to build our house using savings that we had accumulated from the small business of shopkeeping that I do and the motorcycle business of my husband."
Washington's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Washington enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that when I used to be working as a contractor in electricity company,after the death of my brother,I managed to take my brother's child to school till he cleared high school."
Eunice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having been able to cater for my families basic needs by using money that I get from selling my farm produce."
Patrick's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Patrick enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having been able to rear lots of chicken, the money that I have earned from the sale of most of these chicken has helped sustain my family."
Teresia's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Teresia enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my children and life has also become very expensive and difficult, we can hardly afford basic amenities for our family"
Moren's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Moren enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my children, I am afraid some of them might drop out of school. I also lack enough money to build a better house for my family."
Onyango's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Onyango enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a proper house, I do not have enough money to build my family a house and now we are squatting at my brother's home, this situation is humiliating and dehumanising as I feel that I have let my family down."
David's family
access_time over 5 years ago
David enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income for myself, my motorcycle taxi is not very profitable and sometimes I get very few customers, this means that my family has to sustain themselves on only one meal a day."