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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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Akoth's family
access_time 6 minutes ago
Akoth received a $546 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer I was happy and very exited. I went to my husband and celebrated together for our plans were finally going to be realized."
Suzan's family
access_time 6 minutes ago
Suzan received a $449 second payment.
"WE had no money for hospital and even feared bathing our sick kids. We hardly could afford soap. We did not expect iron sheets over our heads. see now. We are starting to build a brick house with iron sheets. Life looks new"
Monicah's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Monicah received a $546 initial payment.
"I am now able to get daily meals for my family because of the cash transfer I got from the organization. My husband also gets money from the motorcycle business everyday which sustains us everyday."
Fiidha's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Fiidha received a $449 second payment.
"I was miserable, unhappy and hopeless. Now am going to have a good house and a good home. i have bought household items. I smile every day. Thank you GD."
Sharon's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Sharon received a $546 initial payment.
"The moment I got message to my phone confirming that I had receive money from GD I felt so happy. I rose up early in the morning and ran to a nearby Agent and withdrew the money as I had no money at that time."
Cynthia's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Cynthia received a $546 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own business. I have stopped working for people as a a casual laborer like I have always done earning very little wages."
Nambi's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Nambi received a $449 second payment.
"Life was so miserable but now i have peace of mind and soon am going to become more healthy and grow fat."
Paul's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Paul received a $546 initial payment.
"I can remember it was a Monday,and I was busy going on with my normal duties of cutting sugarcane,I heard my message ring and confirmed that I had received money from GivDirectly. I was so exited to have received such an amount at that time."
Nabirye's family
access_time 3 hours ago
Nabirye received a $449 second payment.
"Before we have been sleeping in a poor shelter. Now we are building a good house. Life is better. The whole village is looking new and every one is busy with Gd money. We had no hope of building a good house. Here we are. Thank you GD"
Annah's family
access_time 3 hours ago
Annah received a $546 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfers I was very happy and felt relaxed because I used to struggle to get capital for my charcoal selling business."