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.
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Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was very happy to received the message
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
I used to do contract for people just for my family to eat but since Ireceived this money, I used poetion of it to buy food for my family
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
I want to purchase a lot of land
access_time over 1 year ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
"What i plan on doing with the cash transfer if i am successful, I plan to buy a piece of spot to build my house because, where i reside is not in a good condition. The thatched leaks throughout when ever there is a heavy down pull of rain and leads to damaging most of our things and we are not comfortable with this state.
Secondly, to support my child who is two years of age now in school. His father abandoned us when he was still in my stomach."
What is the happiest part of your day?
"In the last six months, what brought me joy and happiness is, even though times are hard, there is not a day my family and i go hungry for food because i try hard to mangle around and work for some time on people farms. Therefore, i blessed God for life."
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
"The challenges i am currently facing are, i don't have good place to lay my head.where i reside is not in a good condition. The thatched leaks throughout when ever there is a heavy down pull of rain and leads to damaging most of our things and we are not comfortable with this state.
Since the death of my mother's husband no support for the family and my child who is two years of age is not in school. His father abandoned us when he was still in my stomach."