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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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Emily's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Emily enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is lack of sufficient funds to feed my children . It's very painful for me to know that sometimes my children go without food because of lack of money."
Lizy's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Lizy enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to pay school fees for my kids through income that I get from mining of sand."
Sela's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Sela enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to grow tomatoes that enabled me to pay school fees for one of my children up to college level."
Moses's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Moses enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I don't a table source of income and so it has been hard to sustain my family's needs. My wife has been sickling and I can't manage to get money for her medication."
Maurine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Maurine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we face in life is lack of reliable source of income because we depend a lot on fishing and it's not always successful."
Carroline's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Carroline enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have a peaceful marriage."
Pamela's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Pamela enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have a house. I lived in my neighbour's house for quite a long after my husband's demise and it's through casual work that today I boast of a house."
Evaline's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Evaline enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is lack of sufficient funds to feed, educate and build a house for my family. I don't have a reliable source of income and so what I earn is not sufficient to cater for all my needs."
Perez's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Perez enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is lack of sufficient funds to feed, educate, and meet other basic needs because I am just a small scale farmer who depends on rain fed farming."
Maren's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Maren enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that paying college fee for my two children is really a big problem as they are both enrolled but my income cannot sustain the rates that the college demands."