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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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Winny's family
access_time 6 hours ago
Winny received a $545 initial payment.
"When I got the money I felt so happy and say a big thank you to Give Directly."
Nabirye's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Nabirye received a $461 initial payment.
"I felt joyous ,the whole family was happy for me"
Fatuma's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Fatuma received a $442 second payment.
"Plastering my house"
Byogero's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Byogero received a $442 second payment.
"I have been staying with my parents in law but now I have constructed my own house in our own land making us independent. "
Nalumansi's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Nalumansi received a $461 initial payment.
"I felt like dying of happiness! The message came at about 5 a.m. "
Nicholas's family
access_time 10 hours ago
Nicholas enrolled.
"Receiving this money means liberation from poverty. I am a widower with school going children that need fees, clothing and food. I would like to spend the transfer on paying school fees and invest the remaining part in agriculture."
Ibaale's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Ibaale received a $461 initial payment.
"I felt very happy upon receiving the transfer because I a plan of building a house."
Jaliat's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Jaliat received a $461 initial payment.
"The big difference is that I clear school fees for my children and am hoping to buy cows using the transfer."
Alexander's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Alexander enrolled.
"My wife got sick for a whole year.It was a very difficult moment since we had to go from one hospital to another seeking medication.This really drained my finances and it reached a point when i had to sell a piece of land to settle medical bills.This is the biggest hardship I have faced"
Irene's family
access_time 11 hours ago
Irene enrolled.
"Receiving this money means a lot to me in that using the transfer I will be able to go and pay school fees arreas and collect my high school certificate, I will then enrol in ECD college and use the last Givedirectly transfer in opening a business that shall see me being self reliant even before getting formal employment upon finishing my ECD training."