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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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Martha's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Martha enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having started a small business selling groceries and also carrying out casual labour jobs. The money that I earned from all these activities enabled me to build my current house."
Rose's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to cater for medical treatment for myself and my daughter. I have a chest infection while she is epileptic . It is very difficult getting time to look for work which can bring in some income to supplement what we get from subsistence farming."
George's family
access_time over 5 years ago
George enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my children who are in secondary schools and primary schools. I am afraid that if I am unable to raise the required fees they may drop out of school."
Naomi's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Naomi received a $99 initial payment.
"I am not having a piece of land and therefore I will buy one and settle down with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Hellen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to plaster my main house with sand and cement with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Renis's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Renis received a $99 initial payment.
"We have discussed together with my husband that when we get my upcoming lumpsum payment, we will fence the whole of our home and revive our kiosk/ general shop."
Christine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Christine received a $99 initial payment.
"I will clear school balances for my children and build a better house with the whole of my upcoming lumspum payment."
Jane's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jane received a $99 initial payment.
"If you can help me get my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will buy a cow and 15 iron sheets and build a better house."
Susan's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Susan received a $99 initial payment.
"I am currently living in a house of 5 iron sheets and therefore when I get that upcoming lumpsum payment, I will build a bigger house of 30 iron sheets."
Jesta's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jesta received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a second hand motorcycle with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."