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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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Winny's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Winny received a $28 initial payment.
"Receiving this money attracts a great difference in my life because I will be much relieved from the agony and stress that I have been facing on how to fend for my family." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Davis's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Davis received a $28 initial payment.
"I am so grateful for being enrolled to this program. I used all the $30 I received to stock up food that would last my family a whole month. I now only struggle to get work that would earn me money to pay my house rent as well as buying perishable foods like vegetables and fruits and I am coping with the situation very well." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Grace's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Grace received a $28 initial payment.
"I would be struggling a lot to get some income. This transfer has helped me change my source of income(from casual jobs to business) which is working out quite well for me." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Asha's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Asha received a $28 initial payment.
"My life was very difficult. I had rent arrears, no income and children asking for food.After receiving the money, i was able to pay part of my rent arrears and buy food for my children." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Annah's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Annah received a $28 initial payment.
"Had it not been the financial help from GiveDirectly, I wouldn't have been able to pay for my house rent on time and also buying food for my family. I am happy now that despite the biting effects of job losses due to this pandemic, I am at peace with my landlord. I have also done a shopping on foodstuffs for my family." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Evans's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Evans received a $28 initial payment.
"Without the transfer I guess I would have been evicted from where I stay. I am new where I currently stay and we don't really know each other with the landlord. This transfer therefore has sealed a good relationship with my landlord." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Claire's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Claire received a $28 initial payment.
"I was able to refill my gas cylinder which takes me for 2 months and that gives me an opportunity to plan my finances and channel to other things." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Caroline's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Caroline received a $28 initial payment.
"I used my GD money to buy enough food stuffs for my family hence the little i earn from my menial jobs is spent on paying house rent. I could have been evicted from this house if i had never received the transfer" (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Angeline's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Angeline received a $28 initial payment.
"The transfer has helped me pay rent. If not for the transfers I could be having a debt or probably could have been evicted by my landlord." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Wilma's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Wilma received a $28 initial payment.
"It has helped me to pay my debt for rent,which is really important to me" (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
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