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.
Ann's family
access_time 8 years ago
Ann enrolled.
"I. Want to build a house, start business and furnish my house. " (Occupation: Small business)
Lilian's family
access_time 8 years ago
Lilian enrolled.
"Am proud of doing my business because it enables me sustain my family." (Occupation: Small business)
Esther's family
access_time 8 years ago
Esther enrolled.
"We are planning to spend part of our transfer on school fee, construct a better pit latrine that will not sink during wet seasons, renovate the house and set up cereals business in order to increase our level of income."
Tereza's family
access_time 8 years ago
Tereza received a $496 second payment.
"I spent my first lumpsum transfer on buying a cow.I also ploughed and started a query business."
Fredrick's family
access_time 8 years ago
Fredrick received a $496 second payment.
"I spent 10,000 KES my first lumpsum transfer on adding capital to my fish business.I still have 40,000 KES which I want to top up and buy a piece of land."
Benta's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benta received a $496 second payment.
"I spent my first lumpsum transfer on building an iron roofed house.I also want to add capital to my maize business." (Occupation: Small business)
Lucy's family
access_time 8 years ago
Lucy received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs pay school fees for orphans." (Occupation: Small business)
Jessica's family
access_time 8 years ago
Jessica enrolled.
"I am planning to expand my house so that my children have their own bedroom, expand my salon business by increasing stock so as to earn more income. I will use the remaining amount on household furniture."
Rosemelody's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rosemelody enrolled.
"I am planning to set up a business where I can sell basic household commodities so I can earn more money and help with my children's school fee. I also plan to plaster my house because we have poor quality soil that does not last when used for smearing. "
Sheba's family
access_time 8 years ago
Sheba received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend it on making chairs ." (Occupation: Small business)
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