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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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Mary's family
access_time 2 days ago
Mary received a $22 eighteenth payment.
"In the next six months, I expect to have met my goal of clearing the payment of the wall unit. Once I am done with this goal I will now start thinking of what next I should pursue. Starting another project without finishing the previous one would only lead to many debts and make me a failure." (Campaign: UBI)
Margaret's family
access_time 2 days ago
Margaret received a $22 eighteenth payment.
"My current goal is to save some money so that I can use it later to construct a kitchen because I do not have one at the moment. In the next six months, I believe I shall have constructed a kitchen already." (Campaign: UBI)
Pamela's family
access_time 2 days ago
Pamela received a $22 eighteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will have cleared my son's school fees arrears. My plan is to save on a monthly basis so that I clear the balance. It will be my joy when my son performs well in his final examinations because he had humble time to study. I can only ensure this is done if I clear the balance in time." (Campaign: UBI)
Alubina's family
access_time 2 days ago
Alubina received a $454 second payment.
"My life is now different in that I am happy to have paid off a long standing debt, and build an iron sheet roofed house. Before, this would stress my mind, the grass thatched house would leak during a rainy season forcing you to replaced the roof every year. "
Monica's family
access_time 2 days ago
Monica received a $22 eighteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I shall have fixed an iron sheet roof and replace the grassed that one by buying building materials every month with the sent transfer. This is because at the moment the leaky grass-thatched roof of my house is in a deplorable condition which has made it risky for our habitation." (Campaign: UBI)
Peter's family
access_time 2 days ago
Peter received a $22 twentieth payment.
"In the next six months, I am hopeful that the project which I have just picked on poultry farming will be fully established. The construction of the chicken coop which I have just started constructing will only take at most one month to be completed and in the following months, I will be working on obtaining chicks from the hatchery and using the extra money on buying chicken feeds." (Campaign: UBI)
Ednah's family
access_time 2 days ago
Ednah received a $22 twentieth payment.
"My main aim in the next six months is to acquire more goats so that I would sell some whever I got an emergency financial need. These goats will act as assets and hope with time they will reproduce and increase in number. This will garunteed me financial support whenever I sell some." (Campaign: UBI)
Josfina's family
access_time 2 days ago
Josfina received a $22 nineteenth payment.
"My expectation in the next six months is to ensure that I buy sheep. I have already started saving my monthly income and I am hopeful that I will have accumulated enough money to buy the sheep. I target to have three of them because they will provide enough manure which will ensure I get healthy crops." (Campaign: UBI)
Sharon's family
access_time 2 days ago
Sharon received a $22 twentieth payment.
"In the next six months, I would have bought two cows and with the saving which I will be making both from my salary and the transfer which I receive from GiveDirectly. I will actualize my dream a piece of land. This is where I will establish my home. I won't be bothering my mother with my family issues anymore." (Campaign: UBI)
John's family
access_time 3 days ago
John received a $245 second payment.
"In the next six months l expect to have completed building my son a house and staying with his family comfortably." (Campaign: UBI)
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