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 almost 2 years ago
Faith received a $28 second payment.
"My life is currently better than it was before I began receiving my transfer, because we currently have food in the house. For the first two months after lockdown, my family members had to skip basic meals since I did not have even a single saving to spend on food. It was an unbearable experience to me, seeing my children going to sleep hungry." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Larmeck's family
access_time almost 2 years ago
Larmeck received a $28 second payment.
"Give directly came at the right time. I had rent arrears and I had no food at home. I think we could have starved for and evicted from the house. If give directly didn't pop in." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Violet's family
access_time almost 2 years ago
Violet received a $28 initial payment.
"My life is now different since am able to feed, pay my rent comfortably and save a little bit for my children school fees, since I am hopeful that school will open soon." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Duke's family
access_time almost 2 years ago
Duke received a $28 second payment.
"I lack words to express how my life could have been if it could be not be give direct transfer. I think we could starve in the house and die before Corona virus infect us." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Linet's family
access_time almost 2 years ago
Linet received a $28 second payment.
"It could be worse because I couldn't manage to purchase food and other house equipments but I'm grateful for the support Givedirect is giving has real support us." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Humphrey's family
access_time almost 2 years ago
Humphrey received a $28 initial payment.
"My life is now different since I was able to pay my rent and now in a shelter with my children.Givedirectly transfers came at the right moment and now we are comfortable but still hustle to get a few coins to supplement what we were given." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Josphine's family
access_time almost 2 years ago
Josphine received a $28 initial payment.
"My life is different now even though I am not very comfortable at least I have a house to shelter away from cold and food for my family unlike before I slept outside under the moon and cold." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Caroline's family
access_time almost 2 years ago
Caroline received a $28 initial payment.
"The transfer has made a great impact since I can save about a week or two. I haven't had to worry." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Roseline's family
access_time almost 2 years ago
Roseline received a $28 initial payment.
"It has been very hard because I've been doing housekeeping during the pandemic. I've not worked since March. It is really hard when I can't give my daughter anything. I was very happy shopping with her with the cash we got. I say to her it is from GiveDirect donors - they don't know me and they don't know her but they sent us this money. I was really happy because she chose (the clothes) that she loved." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Charles's family
access_time almost 2 years ago
Charles received a $28 initial payment.
"My life is different now that I am less stressed as I am able to provide food for my family using the transfer." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
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