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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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Dinnah's family
access_time 1 day ago
Dinnah received a $468 initial payment.
"I received the message at night that day. I was very happy because a good samaritan had come to my aid. This was something that I had never dreamed of."
Sam's family
access_time 1 day ago
Sam received a $468 initial payment.
"I received this money around 04:00am. I read the message in the morning. I felt very happy and overjoyed because I had received an unexpected amount of money from GiveDirectly."
Amina's family
access_time 1 day ago
Amina received a $468 initial payment.
"I was asleep when I received this mobile money message. However, I heard a mobile money message but did not read it. I read it early the next day and I was amazed at what I read. I felt very happy ,because I had received money that was going to help the family."
James's family
access_time 1 day ago
James received a $468 initial payment.
"The difference in my daily life is sleeping better on a mattress and soon under a iron sheet roofed house. In addition, my dressing has improved and feeding is better since we have two meals a day, unlike before. "
Jorem's family
access_time 1 day ago
Jorem received a $468 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money, I felt so happy to extent of jumping because I will be acquiring what I didn't have before. "
Magdalen's family
access_time 1 day ago
Magdalen received a $468 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is happiness to see that my house is now looking good and nolonger ramshackled and dusty. In addition, feeding has improved in that we can afford to have two meals a day, unlike before. "
Fatuma's family
access_time 1 day ago
Fatuma received a $468 initial payment.
"That moment I received my money, I was so happy because it's not so common for someone to get such an amount in the village. "
Rose's family
access_time 1 day ago
Rose received a $468 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is happiness to have acquired land to live in and cultivate.This is after my in-laws asked us to leave."
Emmanuel's family
access_time 1 day ago
Emmanuel received a $468 initial payment.
"That moment I received my money, I felt so happy to see such an amount of money I have never held before, which will reduce burdens in my household. "
Christine's family
access_time 1 day ago
Christine received a $468 initial payment.
"My house has changed having purchased a new mattress, bed, a table set, and utensils. The house now is really looking beautiful. Being able to foot my child's medical bill is yet another thing that I wouldn't have managed to do if it was not for GiveDirectly transfers. Prior to receiving the cash transfers the termites used to bite me because I laid the mat directly on the floor. I did not have any chair or table in my house and I had few utensils ."