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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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Nora's family
access_time 6 years ago
Nora enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is copying with the loss of my seven children and their father.husband."
Janet's family
access_time 6 years ago
Janet received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to open a berber a shop, and restart a second hand clothes selling business that we were running before but ran out of stock. "
Rehearsal's family
access_time 6 years ago
Rehearsal enrolled.
"The biggest hardship was the loss of our two children due to malaria and the 4yrs continous back pain to my wife."
Rose's family
access_time 6 years ago
Rose enrolled.
" The biggest achievement is our children reaching secondary amidst the hard life we are in."
Jesca's family
access_time 6 years ago
Jesca enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is failing to buy our own land for building a home .As a woman it pains me a lot paying rent in village."
Edisa's family
access_time 6 years ago
Edisa enrolled.
"The biggest hardship am facing is having no land to cultivate. Hiring land for a season is expensive which make me some time miss cultivation seasons "
James's family
access_time 6 years ago
James enrolled.
"When i was a fisherman, i used to earn income from fish business that enabled me to educate my children to some level of Uganda Certificate of Education."
Kazan's family
access_time 6 years ago
Kazan enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is providing basic requirements needed by family "
Annet's family
access_time 6 years ago
Annet enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is educating my son from primary and now at the University."
Margaret's family
access_time 6 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we're facing currently is on making ends meet and paying school fees for our children. This is because we have no proper source of income to support our family. "