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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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Isaac's family
access_time 6 years ago
Isaac enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life is poor source of income to sustain my family."
Quinter's family
access_time 6 years ago
Quinter enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I cultivated my land and bought some livestock, I also managed to buy some furniture."
Maria's family
access_time 6 years ago
Maria enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is that I have chest problem and no proper in come"
Caren's family
access_time 6 years ago
Caren enrolled.
"My biggest hardship was loosing my husband and I have no proper job,apart from making sisal which has very little income."
Everlyne's family
access_time 6 years ago
Everlyne enrolled.
"My biggest hardship was loosing my husband and I had nothing,only got support from my family."
Lucy's family
access_time 6 years ago
Lucy enrolled.
"The achievement am proudest of is educating my eldest child to form four level through savings from casual labour. I feel proud about this because it's been a struggle to get money for school fees."
George's family
access_time 6 years ago
George enrolled.
"The achievement am proudest of is this far I have come without my parents. We were orphaned at a tender age, I am the first born. I am proud of the fact that I have been able to take care and educate my siblings, I have worked hard to pay dowry for my wife which is is a very big deal according to Luo customs."
Joseph's family
access_time 6 years ago
Joseph enrolled.
"The achievement am proudest of is is this stone house am building now. Although it's been stagnant now for a while, but I never ever thought I would build a stone house. It's not complete but am still proud."
Jane's family
access_time 6 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having been able to engage in farming and it has sustained my family and l."
Miriam's family
access_time 6 years ago
Miriam enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when I lost all my children through death. I am now left with orphans to take care of and its a hard task for me considering my age."