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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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Olivia's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Olivia enrolled.
"Our proudest achievement is that we have managed to build iron roofed house. In the past, we used to stay in a grass thatched house because we couldn't afford to buy iron sheets. We worked hard and saved money which we used to construct the new house."
George's family
access_time over 6 years ago
George enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is lack of adequate income to pay school fees for my children."
Enock's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Enock enrolled.
"I am proudest that I have been a dedicated father to my children and I have struggled to feed and give them basic education. "
Atlight's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Atlight enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in life is that I lack a proper source of income because I operate a very small business that earns me very little income. I therefore lack money to properly feed and educate my children."
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in life is that I lack money to expand my business so that I can increase my level of income and educate my children."
Samson's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Samson enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is building this house am living in, I used to have a small grass thatched house but now I have a better house. "
Rose's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is I have a problem with my back that needs operation and I can't afford to pay for the operation. "
Daniel's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Daniel received a $496 second payment.
"l am eating well and my son also has a place to spent his night."
Joshua's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Joshua received a $99 initial payment.
"I want to extend my main house and fix to it some still doors and windows then buy some cows with my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Judith's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Judith received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a new house with my upcoming lump-sum payment."