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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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Christine's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Christine enrolled.
"Our proudest achievement is that we have tried so hard and have been able to buy a cow."
Evaline's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Evaline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I don't have a stable source of income to support my family. We sometimes go for a day without having a meal."
Remjius's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Remjius enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that I have been able to plant crops on my farm which enabled me to get a good harvest during the previous planting season."
Charles's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Charles enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my children who are in secondary schools and primary schools."
Patrisia's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Patrisia enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to build my own house. I am currently renting a house and if I am unable to pay the rent I will be evicted."
Janet's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Janet enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my children who are in secondary schools, if I am unable to raise the required fees they may drop out of school."
Leah's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Leah received a $99 initial payment.
"Am intending to fence my compound, make a goat and chicken shed and use the rest of the money on saloon business."
Eunice's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Eunice received a $99 initial payment.
"I will use the next transfer to expand my house,finish paying for a motorbyke we bought on loan, the rest of the money my husband will spend on dowry."
Mercy's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Mercy received a $99 initial payment.
"I will use the next transfer to pay school fees, buy cattle and fensing my home."
Margaret's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Margaret received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend the next transfer on cementing my house and paying school fees."