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.
James's family
access_time 7 years ago
James received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now have a driving licence which I use to search for a job, and I am hopeful that I will soon get employed so that I fend for my family well." (Country: Kenya)
Paul's family
access_time 7 years ago
Paul received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have paid my wife's dowry, thus I have peace with my in-laws." (Country: Kenya)
Pamela's family
access_time 7 years ago
Pamela received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now have domestic animals which I rear in my home thus I am at par with my peers unlike before when I used to be looked down upon for not having any domestic animal in my name." (Country: Kenya)
Rose's family
access_time 7 years ago
Rose received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now have a solar lighting system that is now saving me from the need to spend money daily on buying paraffin." (Country: Kenya)
Pauline's family
access_time 7 years ago
Pauline received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received transfer I had mixed reactions because I did not know how my spouse who was in Nairobi by then would have taken it." (Country: Kenya)
Everline's family
access_time 7 years ago
Everline received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I can earn a living from my small scale business of selling shoes thus providing for my family members as well." (Country: Kenya)
Joseph's family
access_time 7 years ago
Joseph received a $467 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly did well in sending us transfers directly and also their is no corruption. I have not seen anything that has not done well." (Country: Kenya)
Zabina's family
access_time 7 years ago
Zabina received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that am now able to provide for my family three meals per day and able to pay school fee for my brother without any problem." (Country: Kenya)
Maxuel's family
access_time 7 years ago
Maxuel received a $467 third payment.
"If I would not have received the transfer, I would not have managed to pay school fees for my child, I would not be grazing or owning a cow and also I would still be doing casual jobs to get food for my family" (Country: Kenya)
Joy's family
access_time 7 years ago
Joy received a $466 third payment.
"In my opinion, GD does well by giving us ready cash to invest the way we want. At the moment, I'm not aware of what GD does not do well." (Country: Kenya)
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