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.
to follow someone and stay updated on their journey with GiveDirectly.

Want to hear more updates from recipients? Click below to follow 10!

Follow 10

Newsfeed > Jenifa's Profile
Jenifa's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Kenya
There will be no further updates from this completed recipient.
3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
48200 KES ($477 USD)
access_time over 4 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent most of the third transfer to pay hospital bill for my daughter who was very sick. I also spent the transfer to buy cow bull for farming this will allow me to do large scale farming , the remaining balance l spent to buy food.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
50000 KES ($482 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used the second transfer to buy building materials which I am planning to build my new house since my current house is very old.I used the balance to buy dry maize and other foodstuffs since my food reserves were depleted.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I can get food daily despite the drought having spoilt my crops last season. I am really grateful to Give Directly.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
10000 KES ($98 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 7,000KES of the first transfer on buying a set of seats, and 2,000KES on maize for consumption.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I plan to spend the next transfer on cementing the walls of my house to finish, buy metal door and windows to fix in my house, paint my roof and cultivate my piece of land to produce food for my household.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on food and school fees for my orphaned grandchildren.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is taking care of the orphans who are under my care.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing in my life is lack of food.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when I am resting at home and reading the bible.