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.
Justine's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Justine received a $112 initial payment.
"I used my first transfer to buy a cow because i wanted to rear an animal at home."
Geofrey's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Geofrey received a $112 initial payment.
"I used my first tranafer to buy a cow. I wanted it to be an investment in my home."
Mariam's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Mariam received a $112 initial payment.
"I spent my first transfer on buying a matress. This is because was sleeping uncomfortably on a mat and yet I had just delivered. I also deposited on a cow."
Harriet's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Harriet received a $112 initial payment.
"I spent my first transfer on buying a cow to rear so that me and my family we start taking some milk."
James's family
access_time over 7 years ago
James received a $112 initial payment.
"Ok, a mattress, bed and two goats! I spent my first transfer on a mattress, bed because I did not have them totally. I also bought two goats hoping that I can sell them after sometime for a cow. I feel happy!"
Sophia's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Sophia received a $481 second payment.
"I used a good part of the money to buy a cow that will be giving me milk for sale hence an additional source of income. "
Faiza's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Faiza received a $481 second payment.
"I spent a huge portion of the amount to buy a cow for ploughing."
John's family
access_time over 7 years ago
John received a $481 second payment.
"I used a significant percentage of the money to buy cows for ploughing.Before i used to hire casual labourers to help me plough my farm, this was always expensive for me. "
Sarah's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Sarah received a $481 second payment.
"I bought furniture since the ones I had earlier are broken . I also bought a cow and a sheep to use as remembrance of Give Directly for improving the status of my life and the rest I used to buy food and mattress. The one (mattress) I had was very old and worn out but now I do enjoy my sleep because of the new one I bought."
Magret's family
access_time over 7 years ago
Magret received a $481 second payment.
"When I received my second transfer , I used the larger amount to pay school fees for my daughter who had arrears in school. Education is the best inheritance a parent can give to her child. I am happy for that. I used the remaining amount to buy a cow that I hope eventually will provide me with milk."
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