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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.
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John's family
access_time 4 hours ago
John received a $453 second payment.
"My life is now comfortable and my future is bright. I have a house of my own now courtesy of givedirectly. I would be very miserable had I not received the cash transfer."
Amos's family
access_time 3 days ago
Amos enrolled.
"The biggest hardship i am faced with is lack of oxen for ploughing and as such, I am not able to cultivate as much as i want."
Ikiring's family
access_time 3 days ago
Ikiring enrolled.
"Receiving this money means i Will be able to buy livestock both for ploughing and milk, buy a piece of land, buy food."
Ademun's family
access_time 3 days ago
Ademun enrolled.
"Receiving this money means i will be able to buy a piece of land, pay my children's school fees and buy household items. "
Lucy's family
access_time 3 days ago
Lucy enrolled.
"This transfers will help me in treatment of ulcers and to buy a cow. This is because ulcers have disturbed me for long, but I do not have money to foot medical bills."
Justine's family
access_time 3 days ago
Justine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship i face is lack of money to enable me purchase oxen and ox-plough. Therefore very season i get little harvest due to delay cultivation hence low crop productive."
George's family
access_time 3 days ago
George received a $468 third payment.
"I spent my last transfer on starting a business that can make me self reliant. Previously I was making doughnuts and supplying in shops but it was not doing so well,so I thought of starting my own retail shop business."
Bennard's family
access_time 3 days ago
Bennard received a $466 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on buying some goats for rearing. I also ploughed and grew rice in my two acre piece of land that I am very glad I am soon harvesting.For a long time I have been leasing it to others for lack of money for farming."
Elizabeth's family
access_time 3 days ago
Elizabeth received a $466 third payment.
"I had arrears of my daughter who is in secondary school, so when I received my third transfer, I spent part of the money on clearing the arrears. I am a sickler and I had to spare some amounts for my treatment. I am hopeful that I will get well. The remaining I spent on daily family needs for my household."
Janet's family
access_time 3 days ago
Janet received a $466 third payment.
"I spent part of my third transfer on paying school fees for son who is secondary. I have been struggling to pay school fees and GiveDirectly came to my aid, and being that he is in school and he has to look for a place to sleep when schools close, I also spent part of the money on buying him building materials that he, my son, will use to build his own house. The remaining I spent on food for my family consumption."