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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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Margaret's family
access_time 6 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"The achievement I'm proudest of is having been able to save money from farming and used it to build my current house.It was built using seven iron sheets,small but I'm proud to have built it."
Martha's family
access_time 6 years ago
Martha enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to buy farm inputs like seeds, fertiliser and a ploughing machine. This often means that our method of farming is inefficient and at times results in poor harvests. "
Lilian's family
access_time 6 years ago
Lilian enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having started working in peoples farms as a casual worker and diligently saving my earnings. The first batch of savings that I had was used to buy a goat which late gave birth to kids. I later sold the offspring and bought a cow which gave birth to calves, after a while I sold the cattle and bought building materials which I used to build my current house. "
Alphonce's family
access_time 6 years ago
Alphonce enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is being able to work hard in the farm and to grow some food for our family. "
Pamela's family
access_time 6 years ago
Pamela enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is the burden of paying school fees for our children who are still in school. "
Peter's family
access_time 6 years ago
Peter enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we are facing in our lives is the problem of how to pay fees for our children who are still in school. "
Hellen's family
access_time 6 years ago
Hellen enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is building my own house. "
Purity's family
access_time 6 years ago
Purity enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is building our own house. "
Anjelina's family
access_time 6 years ago
Anjelina enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is my small business of making sandwiches which I sell at the market. "
Margaret's family
access_time 6 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we are facing in our life is lack of money to clear the fee arrears that our daughter has in school. "