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.
Peter's family
access_time 8 years ago
Peter received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs give loans"
Milkah's family
access_time 8 years ago
Milkah received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash to households while the other NGO targets children for whom they pay school fees."
Harrison's family
access_time 8 years ago
Harrison received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a latrine in my home."
Walter's family
access_time 8 years ago
Walter received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference is that I'm currently able to conveniently plough my farms without the hassles of seeking the services of plough owners. Besides, our children stayed in school uninterrupted."
Joseph's family
access_time 8 years ago
Joseph received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference is that I currently own bulls for ploughing my farms which I previously never owned."
Josephine's family
access_time 8 years ago
Josephine received a $493 second payment.
"There is a difference in that GD sends money directly to its recipients, while the other NGOs provide help which often end in the wrong hands especially the leaders."
Hellen's family
access_time 8 years ago
Hellen received a $493 second payment.
"There is a difference in that we haven't witnessed any valuable help from other NGOs other than milk and bread given to our children, but GD offers a large amount of money."
Millicent's family
access_time 8 years ago
Millicent received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives money while other NGOs give peanuts."
Juliana's family
access_time 8 years ago
Juliana received a $493 second payment.
"GD is better because it offers a substantial amount of money which is relatively better than what other NGOs have managed to offer."
Benta's family
access_time 8 years ago
Benta received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly helps the whole household while other NGOs help only children."