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.
Faith's family
access_time 8 years ago
Faith enrolled.
"I would like to part of the transfer to buy a motorbike to help generate income to support my family. Finally l would like to use the rest of the money to buy cows which could help us incase of any emergency."
Morine's family
access_time 8 years ago
Morine enrolled.
"I would like to use part of the transfer to buy a cow and a sheep to help in future to pay school fees for my children. Finally l would wish to buy a motorbike to help generate income to support my family."
Wilfridah's family
access_time 8 years ago
Wilfridah enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for my child who is in Form two in a local secondary school,I will use part of the transfer on building a bigger house as currently its small and my family is big,I will also renovate my toilet as currently it is not in a good condition and I will also buy a dairy cow that I can keep for milk and also it will act as a reminder that I GiveDirectly remembered me at my time of need. I have a child who finished high school and he hasn't joined college so I will use part of the cash also to pay for his enrollment and college fee so that he can learn and get a job after."
Joel's family
access_time 8 years ago
Joel enrolled.
"I plan to revive my shop business that collapsed due to insufficient stock. I also plan to buy and raise a dairy Cow that will give me milk for consumption."
Jecinter's family
access_time 8 years ago
Jecinter enrolled.
"We plan to buy a dairy Cow that will produce milk for consumption and for sale. We also plan to make our house bigger by adding some more rooms because this one is small."
Benta's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benta enrolled.
"I am planning to spend my transfer on paying school fees for my three children who are in secondary school,I will use part of the transfer on renovating my house by buying sand and ten bags of cement. The remaining amount I will spend on buying a generator and a pump so that I can use in irrigating my farm land and the rest I will buy two cows that will be used to pay for my dowry."
Evaline's family
access_time 8 years ago
Evaline enrolled.
"I would like to build a bigger house since this one is small. I would like to buy and raise some goats because they reproduce faster compared to cows."
Faith's family
access_time 8 years ago
Faith enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that we tried to save some cash using the small businesses that we have been doing and that cash was used to pay my dowry by buying a cow that was paid to my family as dowry."
John's family
access_time 8 years ago
John enrolled.
"I would like to use part of the transfer to pay school fees for my children who are in school. Secondly l would wish to open up a business to generate income to sustain my family. Finally l would like to buy a cow which can generate income in our family."
Ashmilias's family
access_time 8 years ago
Ashmilias enrolled.
"I would like to use part of the transfer to buy a cow and sheep to reproduce and help as generate capital. Secondly l would wish to buy fishing equipment to enable us do better farming to generate income. Finally l would like to build a pit latrine for my family to improve our health."
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