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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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John's family
access_time 3 months ago
John received a $28 initial payment.
"Were it not for the transfer,I don't know how I could have settled my house rent, thanks Givedirectly" (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Agnes's family
access_time 3 months ago
Agnes received a $28 initial payment.
"Had it not been for this transfer, I would not have managed to take at least two meals a day. Having lost my job due to the Covid-19 pandemic, buying food daily for my family has been the biggest challenge due to lack of money. The monthly $30 has greatly helped me to take care of my family's basic needs especially buying foodstuffs during this difficult time." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Alice's family
access_time 3 months ago
Alice received a $28 initial payment.
"If I had not received money from Givedirectly,I would have been kicked out of my rented house.I have no income because I don't get menual jobs working as a househelp anymore since thee time Covid19 triggered a lockdown in Nairobi.I can't imagine that my children and I could be sleeping on the cold outside in the streets! Thank God I got this transfers and paid rent immediately." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
James's family
access_time 3 months ago
James received a $28 second 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)
Janet's family
access_time 3 months ago
Janet received a $28 initial payment.
"I have been able to help my parents get food. I have also been able to buy medicine since I have been feeling unwell for the past two weeks. Through buying internet bundles, I can watch YouTube videos and listen to my favorite music which relaxes my mind." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Rose's family
access_time 3 months ago
Rose received a $28 second payment.
"I have been able to expand my business which I sell tomatoes. I used to buy 1 bucket of tomatoes and now I buy 1 crate from which I make more sales and as a result, more profit. With the proceeds, I am able to fend for my family." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Annah's family
access_time 4 months ago
Annah received a $28 second payment.
"If not Givedirectly,I think I could be homeless by now. Paying rent was real an issue to me but I'm grateful for the support from Givedirectly." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Benita's family
access_time 4 months ago
Benita received a $28 initial payment.
"My life would have been very difficult. The landlord would come knocking every day asking for the rent arrears but after giving him some money he has been understanding, thanks to Give Directly." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Hassan's family
access_time 4 months ago
Hassan received a $28 initial payment.
"My life would have been very unbearable. If it was not for God to touch the hearts of Give Directly, I would have been on the streets facing difficult situations." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
Caroline's family
access_time 4 months ago
Caroline received a $28 initial payment.
"If I had never received the transfer, my life would have been very difficult as I would have a lot of debts, not be able to provide for my children's needs and food. This money really changed my life." (Campaign: Kenya COVID-19)
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