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?
This was a dream come true. I never expected this to happen in my life. I was and I am still so happy for the support I received from GD
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
Ou feeding has been improved because thus cow is already giving us milk
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
I bought a very nice and big cow. The remaining amount has been saved for school fees for my children come next term
access_time 8 months ago
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
My plan is to buy a cow for milk production for my children worth $543.79, land at $ 815.65 and more, for growing crops like beans, maize and Bananas plantation known as Matooke for food and sustainability.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I managed to harvest fifteen kilograms of beans which my family is feeding on as food.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The challenge I am currently facing is, I do not have adequate financial support for buying land where I can be able to farm crops like beans, maize and bananas for both commercial and home consumption.
I have 5 school going children who need school fees in lower primary. This is challenging to have all these children at school because they need scholarstic materials yet I do not have adequate finances.