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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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Mariam's family
access_time over 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 over 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 over 6 years ago
Elisha enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having been a successful farmer, I plant sweet potatoes and maize and I usually get a bumper harvest. I have even managed to buy a public address system with money I got after selling my farm produce, this public address system usually earns me some income whenever I hire it out to various people holding events. "
Jane's family
access_time over 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 over 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 over 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."
Margaret's family
access_time over 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 over 6 years ago
Martha enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having toiled in my farm for very many years in order to ensure that I always get a bountiful harvest of maize and sweet potatoes. These harvests are very important because after selling the produce I have been able to educate my children."
Lilian's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Lilian enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of a sustainable source of income. My main source of income is casual labour jobs but these are not consistent, I have children who are in school and their fee arrears need to be cleared, if I am unable to raise the required fees they may drop out of school. "
Alphonce's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Alphonce enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we are facing in our life is the outstanding fee balances that our children have in school. "