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.
David's family
access_time 8 years ago
David received a $99 initial payment.
"I am not living in a good house and therefore I will construct a house and invest some part of this my upcoming lumpsum payment in fishing."
Jane's family
access_time 8 years ago
Jane received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly isn't corrupt while other NGOs are very corrupt."
Pascal's family
access_time 8 years ago
Pascal received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have livestock which is an investment to me."
Thomas's family
access_time 8 years ago
Thomas received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build an iron-roofed house with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Emily's family
access_time 8 years ago
Emily received a $99 initial payment.
"I am having a smaller house and school fees balance and therefore I am planning to build a bigger house and clear those school fees balances."
Benta's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benta received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs give material things."
Dorothy's family
access_time 8 years ago
Dorothy received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly isn't corrupt while other NGOs are very corrupt."
Lucy's family
access_time 8 years ago
Lucy received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that my children are able to stay in school since I paid school fees for them."
Hellen's family
access_time 8 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a plow, settle my merry-go-round loans and save the remaining amount of my lumpsum payment in a welfare group."
Flores's family
access_time 8 years ago
Flores received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own home now and an iron roofed house."