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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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Herina's family
access_time 6 years ago
Herina enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is ill health, the right side of my body is partially paralyzed. This means that I can hardly till my farm and therefore I cannot get any income. I fear that I may succumb to the illness if my financial situation does not improve. This is because I do not have enough money to seek treatment. "
Magret's family
access_time 6 years ago
Magret enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having started a small business selling cereals and onions, the profits from the small business enabled me to educate my children up to standard eight, but unfortunately they could not move on to secondary school level."
Milka's family
access_time 6 years ago
Milka enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having been a successful farmer. The proceeds from the sale of my crops have enabled me to build a better house for my family and also purchase some oxen and a dairy cow. "
Janet's family
access_time 6 years ago
Janet enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we face currently is on paying school fees,this is because we fully rely on farming and in some seasons we are not able to get better yields."
Mariam's family
access_time 6 years ago
Mariam enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having started a small business selling onions in kisumu town, I was thus able to educate my children with proceeds from the sale of onions until they managed to have their own families."
Sophia's family
access_time 6 years ago
Sophia enrolled.
"I'm proud for having saved money from farming and bought household items like furniture and utensils. "
Elisha's family
access_time 6 years ago
Elisha enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my daughter who should be joining secondary school next year, I fear that she may have to defer her studies if I am unable to raise the required fees. "
Jane's family
access_time 6 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is on making ends meet,I have no other sources of income other than farming and being a widow makes it even more difficult to fend for my family."
Grace's family
access_time 6 years ago
Grace enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked in my farm for many years and managed to buy a ploughing machine, some cows and built my house with funds I got after selling maize and sweet potatoes that I harvested. "
Ali's family
access_time 6 years ago
Ali enrolled.
"The achievement we're proudest of is having been able to save money from farming and bought some chickens that have since multiply into many more."