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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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Christabella's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Christabella received a $28 initial payment.
"I can now say that I have some food for my family unlike the time that I only depend on my temporary casual activities or even borrow from my neighbors." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
James's family
access_time over 1 year ago
James received a $28 initial payment.
"I am stress free from the landlord who always clashes with me when I fail to pay rent." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Philomena's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Philomena received a $28 initial payment.
"The trouble of skipping meals due to lack of enough money has stopped once I received my transfer. I can now eat for at least two times a day and pay the rent of 15 dollars for my house." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Daphine's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Daphine received a $28 initial payment.
"Helped alot to cater for rent arrears and buy food,as it is now i feed from hand to mouth and sometimes borrow from friends if need be" (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Richard's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Richard received a $28 initial payment.
"Life would have been tough with the transfer" (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Phoebe's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Phoebe received a $28 initial payment.
"At least for now I still have food from the last transfer, meaning I can be home and still manage to eat. Had I not received the transfer I wonder how I would have survived" (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Fred's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Fred received a $28 initial payment.
"Life is now better because I was able to pay my rent. I can say I have peace with my landlord. Had I not received this transfer I think I would have been evicted from my house" (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Alice's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Alice received a $28 initial payment.
"My life is different because for now I have food to feed my children. I wonder how hard life would have been were it not for GD transfer" (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Regina's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Regina received a $28 initial payment.
"I no longer worry on whether i will get my daily food or not since i received my transfer unlike before" (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 1 year ago
Elizabeth received a $28 initial payment.
"I had resolved to sleeping hungry and my children were slowly getting used to this but since i received my first transfer, life took a twist. I used part of my money to start a small business of vegetable and fruits street vending which now helps me in feeding my family. May God bless Give Directly." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
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