GDLive Newsfeed
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.
Pacifica's family
access_time 8 years ago
Pacifica received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend it on buying chairs, build a kitchen and also pay my dowry ."
Hulda's family
access_time 8 years ago
Hulda received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house. house"
Irene's family
access_time 8 years ago
Irene received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to plaster my house, to buy a sewing machine and materials an to revive my cereals business."
Sheth's family
access_time 8 years ago
Sheth received a $496 second payment.
"Other than getting my wife back from their people after paying her bride price , I have been able to start a small business that enables me to get some daily income for my family. This has been the biggest difference in my life."
Ayieko's family
access_time 8 years ago
Ayieko received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a new house and settle household needs with my upcoming lump-sum payment."
Quinter's family
access_time 8 years ago
Quinter received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend it on house extension and buy one cow."
David's family
access_time 8 years ago
David received a $99 initial payment.
"I want to use the transfer as capital to start a small business for selling plastic items."
Carrolyn's family
access_time 8 years ago
Carrolyn received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build an iron-roofed house for my son and pay dowry using the remaining part of it."
Elida's family
access_time 8 years ago
Elida received a $99 initial payment.
"I will renovate my house, buy a cow and pay school fees for my son using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Judith's family
access_time 8 years ago
Judith received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs give material things."