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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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Agnes's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Agnes received a $482 third payment.
"My life is different in that without Gd I wouldn't be having a house. Initially i was staying in my late co-wife's house but now I have a descent plastered house. I now feel so proud and independent."
Caroline's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Caroline received a $465 third payment.
"If I would not have received the money, I would still be living in my parents-in-law's compound and I would not have built a three roomed house in my own compound."
Jeconia's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Jeconia received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion, Gd does well in giving cash to the needy without any conditions. This has allowed them to spend it on different needs."
Jane's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Jane received a $482 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly did well in sending us transfers which has uplifted the living standards of recipients and also developed our community. I have not seen anything that GD did not do well."
Eunice's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Eunice received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly did well in sending us transfers which has changed the living standards of recipients in the community through building of good houses and sending children to school. GiveDirectly did not do well in enrolling few recipients but leaving more people who really needed the transfer."
Kesia's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Kesia received a $462 third payment.
"What Give Directly does well is sending us money in lumpsum which ensures that we don't misuse it but I would urge it increases this amount by adding us more money-what we were given was never enough."
Florence's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Florence received a $465 third payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because, educating my children had been a great challenge. I never had a stable source of income and therefore it I could always feel the stress of raising for them fees which Give Directly liberating me from. Again, I have acquired more wealth that can now act as my safety net."
Rose's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Rose received a $465 third payment.
"In my opinion, Gd does well by giving cash directly to recipients without going through administrative. This enabled the recipients to get full amount of money without any deductions."
Teresa's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Teresa received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion, what Give Directly does well is sending us money directly but it could have added us money that was meant for the non-participants to enable us develop further, which is the only thing it never did."
Ruth's family
access_time 6 hours ago
Ruth received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion what Give Directly does well is that it sends us money directly but it would consider basic income, giving us a small amount of money on a monthly basis to sustain us a little longer."