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.
Hellen's family
access_time 8 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because the current one is too old. I'm also planning to cement the floor of the house I'll build."
Julie's family
access_time 8 years ago
Julie received a $496 second payment.
"GD sends money directly and promptly to beneficiaries, while the other NGOs involve third parties which often cause delays and embezzlement of funds."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement the floor of my house because at the moment its earth. I'm also planning to furnish my house with the remaining portion."
Solomon's family
access_time 8 years ago
Solomon received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because my current house is too small. I'm also planning to invest the rest in livestock."
Wuinter's family
access_time 8 years ago
Wuinter received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because my current house is small in size. I'm also planning to invest the rest in livestock."
Joseph's family
access_time 8 years ago
Joseph received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy some two oxen for farming activities. I'm also planning to build a larger house because my current house is too small."
Sarah's family
access_time 8 years ago
Sarah received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because the current one is small. I'm also planning to cement both walls and floor of my house."
Betha's family
access_time 8 years ago
Betha received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives a lot of money while other NGOs give just a little money."
Odhiambo's family
access_time 8 years ago
Odhiambo received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have respect from my in laws because I have paid dowry."
Hairine's family
access_time 8 years ago
Hairine enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that I was able to buy a cow and a bed using cash that I got from our village saving and lending scheme called SILK as in the past I did not have a cow and I slept on the floor. "