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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.
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Famatta's family
access_time 2 months ago
Famatta enrolled.
"I plan to do business ( cool water )."
Tarle's family
access_time 2 months ago
Tarle enrolled.
"I plan to do business with my transfer (cold water)."
Lucy's family
access_time 2 months ago
Lucy enrolled.
"I plan to add up my business ( cold water )."
Kokulo's family
access_time 2 months ago
Kokulo enrolled.
"The biggest hardship i have faced and still facing is that i don't have a place to live. Where i am now is a slum community and the water enter my house whenever it rains."
Miatta's family
access_time 2 months ago
Miatta enrolled.
"I will find a place to rent and leave my oldest sister alone because i feel i am embarrassing her. I will use the balance money to start selling cold water."
Guluma's family
access_time 2 months ago
Guluma enrolled.
"I will start to sell soft drink and water at home."
Roseline's family
access_time 3 months ago
Roseline received a $514 initial payment.
"My family wellbeing completely changed to be better when I received transfers from Give Directly. One of the biggest difference is that I no longer worry about the availability of clean water for household use. The water tank I purchased serves both for rain water harvesting as well as for storage of water from community water supply. Besides, my grownup boys have also achieved privacy after I constructed for them a separate house purposely for sleeping. Generally, the level of stress associated with financial constraints has greatly reduced"
Rose's family
access_time 3 months ago
Rose enrolled.
"I plan to do cold water business."
Cheeseman's family
access_time 3 months ago
Cheeseman enrolled.
"When i was living with my aunty she use to send me to sell cold water in the day and at night i will go sell Kerosene. It was tough for me as a boy growing away from my real parents ."
Sidi's family
access_time 3 months ago
Sidi received a $514 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is the fact that I managed to purchase a water tank. This is what I have been aspiring to own but I could not afford it since it was very costly. I settled in purchasing it since it will be of great help to m and my family. The dams are very far from the village and I did not have enough jerricans to store the water. I feel there's a relief now, besides that, I will be harvesting the rainwater. My plan is to start a business of selling the water to my neighbors and generate an income."
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