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GDLive Newsfeed
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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Catherine's family
access_time 10 minutes ago
Catherine received a $97 initial payment.
"I felt very happy,with my business I'm able to care of my family without any difficulties."
Caroline's family
access_time 33 minutes ago
Caroline received a $97 initial payment.
"I thought GiveDirectly had forgotten about me being that other people had received their transfers except me so when I received the money, I was so happy. My fears went away."
Jemima's family
access_time 33 minutes ago
Jemima received a $97 initial payment.
"I was very happy when I received my transfer, I was so relieved the first thing that came to my mind was that I would never sleep on a mat again because I could now afford a bed and mattress."
Judith's family
access_time 44 minutes ago
Judith received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer, I felt very happy since I did not expect to get such a lump sum amount of money at particular point in time. "
Elizabeth's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Elizabeth received a $97 initial payment.
"I received my money at night at about 7:00 PM on my phone and on seeing the message verifying to me that money was sent to me from GiveDirectly, it sounded like a miracle that came from God thus I was very happy since I was certain of accomplishing most of my developmental goals such as building a decent spacious house,as at the moment I am staying in a old house which my late husband had built. "
Michael's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Michael received a $97 initial payment.
"When I received my money were very happy as a family,thanks you GD."
Ruth's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Ruth received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer,I was so happy. I was in the farm and immediately stopped farming ,just because of the happiness. "
Millicent's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Millicent received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received the money,I was so happy. My doubts for GiveDirectly died down. "
Mary's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Mary received a $97 initial payment.
"I felt very happy,it was my first time to received such kind of money,thank you GD."
Ruth's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Ruth received a $97 initial payment.
"On that day my family and I did not have money to buy a meal for that day and we were going to sleep without a meal . In the evening a message popped in my phone verifying to me that I had received money from GiveDirectly and upon seeing the money , I felt very happy since I was certain that my family was going to have a nice and enough meals henceforth. "