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.
Aphlona's family
access_time 8 years ago
Aphlona received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay school fees for my children, and buy and fix iron windows."
Pamela's family
access_time 8 years ago
Pamela received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on building a kitchen, and buying a calf and small livestock if there will be a balance."
Beatrice's family
access_time 8 years ago
Beatrice received a $99 initial payment.
"We (recipient and spouse) are planning to spend the upcoming lump sum on building a new house and also investing in dry cereals business."
Everline's family
access_time 8 years ago
Everline received a $497 second payment.
"GD focuses on individual households for help while Aphia Nyanza and World Vision focuses on a group/ a collection of households."
Thomas's family
access_time 8 years ago
Thomas enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is my wife's sickness which has really drained me financially.I have spent alot of money to finance her operation and right now I am down financially."
Mary's family
access_time 8 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"My biggest hardship is how to raise my children's school fees because I am jobless and I only depend on farming as my main source of income."
Rose's family
access_time 8 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I own some livestock and I also own my home."
Danish's family
access_time 8 years ago
Danish received a $99 initial payment.
"We (recipient and spouse) are planning to spend the upcoming lump sum on extending and upgrading our house, and buying livestock with the balance."
Jane's family
access_time 8 years ago
Jane received a $497 second payment.
"Give Directly gives more money/ transfers than any other Ngos in this community. Again it gives money that is unconditional, which is contrary to other Ngos in this community."
Doris's family
access_time 8 years ago
Doris received a $497 second payment.
"The biggest difference that GD has done to me is that it has enabled me to acquire solar panel that is a renewable source of energy, free and long lasting. This has enabled me to save on fuel."