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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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Benta's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Benta received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference is that my daughters have not been sent home for school fees and I have also bought iron sheets for building." (Country: Kenya)
Jane's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"I now have livestock which is a form of investment." (Country: Kenya)
Christine's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Christine received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly comes directly to us and assesses our living standards by itself without involving the local authorities in selecting who to be a beneficiary as others organizations do hence creating room for discrimination." (Country: Kenya)
Irene's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Irene received a $493 second payment.
"GD sends transfers directly to individuals, while other NGOs use other persons or other institutions to offer assistance." (Country: Kenya)
Ruth's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Ruth received a $493 second payment.
"My life has improved I now have a descent house which I didn't know I would own in my life after my husband died leaving me without a house. I also managed to pay school fee without straining because before I could work on peoples farms in order to pay school fee." (Country: Kenya)
Caroline's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Caroline received a $493 second payment.
"GD has changed my life by giving the money directly to me." (Country: Kenya)
Rose's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Rose received a $493 second payment.
"GD has no corruption and only gives help to those who deserve while other NGOs are corrupt and only gives help to those who bribes them." (Country: Kenya)
Sarah's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Sarah received a $493 second payment.
"My home is now more hygienic than before because we have a decent pit latrine." (Country: Kenya)
Hellen's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Hellen received a $493 second payment.
"I have cows that will help me plough, get young ones and milk. The goat i bought has already given me a young one which later i can sell and take care of my other needs. I also acquired household utensils that i never had." (Country: Kenya)
Maurice's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Maurice enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is building my own house where I live with my family. " (Country: Kenya)
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