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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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Charles's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Charles enrolled.
"Receiving this money means buying land and livestock to expand on my household's farming activity.This money will also assist my household in paying medical debts that have persisted for long."
Christine's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Christine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship i have faced is lack of money to afford basic needs for my household like food,clothing and medical care.I have ten children and providing for them is very difficult."
Geofrey's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Geofrey enrolled.
"The biggest hardship i am facing is sleeping in a leaking house. It really gets worse when it say in the night, we just have to stand."
Samuel's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Samuel enrolled.
"The biggest hardship i am facing is sickness. I have got a kidney problem which also requires medical attention. "
Michael's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Michael enrolled.
"Receiving this money means i will be able to buy oxen and an ox plough to better my agricultural productivity. "
Elizabeth's family
access_time 6 hours ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"The biggest hardship i face is lack of money to purchase land for cultivation. This makes my family realized little or no harvests every year, hence I have bitting hunger ."
Joyce's family
access_time 7 hours ago
Joyce received a $470 initial payment.
"My life is now much better and I am very happy because Givedirectly helped me to renovate my house which I sleep in. Before this support, I was sleeping in a leaking house with old Iron sheets which I was able to replace and my house is now conducive."
Roseline's family
access_time 8 hours ago
Roseline received a $466 third payment.
"I used my last transfer to build a house I used to live in a house that was small and the roof was worn out so I bought iron sheets, steel doors steel windows, timber for building and other building materials to finish up the project. The remaining money I used to buy a sheep to rear."
Jenipha's family
access_time 8 hours ago
Jenipha received a $483 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer paying school fees for my two children one in college taking a course in teaching, another in a technical training college and the other in secondary school."
Beatrice's family
access_time 8 hours ago
Beatrice received a $464 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer buying building materials that I used to build a new house in my own compound. I have moved away from my father-in-law's compound. The remaining I spent on buying livestock for rearing and food too for my family consumes."