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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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Rispa's family
access_time 6 years ago
Rispa received a $476 third payment.
"I have a new goal goal of buying a water tank." (Country: Kenya)
Nancy's family
access_time 6 years ago
Nancy received a $493 second payment.
"I am now having my own kitchen where I am now able to cook for my families at any time of the day and at all weather. Initially, cooking in open air-outside,was problematic since I could not cook when there is extreme weather events like cold, windy and and at high temperature, which could make us go without food, but this is no longer the same, the biggest difference in my daily life." (Country: Kenya)
Maurice's family
access_time 6 years ago
Maurice received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives nonrefundable transfer while other NGOs are giving refundable transfers." (Country: Kenya)
Benta's family
access_time 6 years ago
Benta received a $493 second payment.
"GD cash without asking for refund and they let recipients decide on what to do with the money while other NGOs gives loans." (Country: Kenya)
Jane's family
access_time 6 years ago
Jane received a $476 third payment.
"I build my son a house with 25000 KES, bought a cow and a sheep 21500 KES and paid a school fees of 700 KES." (Country: Kenya)
Penina's family
access_time 6 years ago
Penina received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash direct to recipients while other NGOs gives through other people to the recipients." (Country: Kenya)
Moses's family
access_time 6 years ago
Moses received a $476 third payment.
"I bought building materials and built a house with 43000 KES, bought a goat 2500 KES and did shopping with 2500 KES." (Country: Kenya)
Elizabeth's family
access_time 6 years ago
Elizabeth received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations start very promising only to collapse along the way but GiveDirectly has been very truthful to their word and very consistent." (Country: Kenya)
Reuben's family
access_time 6 years ago
Reuben received a $493 second payment.
"I am now cycling my own motorcycle without riding for others at a commission and therefore I have been enjoying full commission since then as a business owner- my income has increased and therefore I have been able to provide a little luxuries to my household members and therefore more love, that is the biggest difference in my daily." (Country: Kenya)
Zablon's family
access_time 6 years ago
Zablon received a $476 third payment.
"I have a goal of furnishing my house and and buying cattle for keeping." (Country: Kenya)
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