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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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Anjelina's family
access_time 21 minutes ago
Anjelina received a $617 second payment.
"Were it not for transfers I received from GiveDirectly,I could still be staying in a mud house."
Charles's family
access_time 21 minutes ago
Charles received a $453 second payment.
"Before I received the cash transfers my life was worse that I could not afford food and other basic needs but now I am peaceful and my life is very comfortable. I am very happy and thankful to givedirectly for the cash transfers."
Enjela's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Enjela received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if i never received the money because i would have died without handling such amount of money, my dressing and feeding is better than before, and at night, my house lights like am living in town. "
Elida's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Elida received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money from Give Directly, I felt very humbled and appreciative then I knelt down and thanked God. I was really stranded how my daughter would join secondary school since I never had any means of paying for her admission fees."
Conseleter's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Conseleter received a $465 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on buying bulls for ploughing and one for milking. I never had any cows in my cow shed and hiring bulls for ploughing was expensive and I could not also plough in time, I can now plough my farms in time and even plant in time, I am glad I now have my own cows."
Josfine's family
access_time 1 hour ago
Josfine received a $464 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on buying building materials that I used to expand my current house that was previously made of eighteen iron sheets. It was so squeezed that could not comfortably fit my growing family and visitors. I now have a thirty-two iron roofed house, It is very spacious now."
Siprosa's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Siprosa received a $484 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfers in that currently my stress level has plummeted, despite having passed through a lot of problems. For instance, my house collapsed, but I am confidence enough that I will be able to construct a stronger one very soon courtesy of Give Directly."
Perez's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Perez received a $484 third payment.
"I had constructed a new house using my second transfer, but I had not plastered it, so when I received my third transfer, I bought cement and sand that I used to plaster it. I am asthmatic and the felt the dust was too much, so this is a way of doing away with the dust completely for the sake of my health."
Pollin's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Pollin received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if i never received the transfer in that life has improved, am no-longer sickly, i wake up happy when i see what the money has done for me."
Aisa's family
access_time 3 hours ago
Aisa received a $453 second payment.
"I am a widow who is helpless. Givedirectly brought a very big difference into my life because when they sent me the cash transfers I was able to purchase my household items which I could not afford before. "