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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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Sarah's family
access_time 3 hours ago
Sarah received a $546 initial payment.
"I felt extremely happy when I received the money from the organization."
Hillary's family
access_time 3 hours ago
Hillary received a $235 initial payment.
"Now we no longer argue with my wife over cash as it was in the past. Sometimes she would ask me for money to spend on food but since I didn't had the money we would turn the situation to arguments. Now we are staying in peace since I get money for use on daily basis.."
Rusi's family
access_time 16 hours ago
Rusi enrolled.
"Since age is not on my side, receiving this money means that I'll be able to take good care of myself by ensuring that my body stays healthy. Thank you very much GD."
Joyline's family
access_time 17 hours ago
Joyline received a $546 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am less stressed as compared to before and we have enough food as a family. I am also currently running my small shop business, thanks to the transfer."
Mercy's family
access_time 17 hours ago
Mercy received a $546 initial payment.
"I was so overjoyed, I could not believe my eyes when i saw the message in my phone! I could not keep calm when i realized that I just received an amount that i have never received in my life!"
Ronald's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Ronald enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in life is taking care of the young girls alone, their demands are so much yet I do not have proper source of income, they end up missing classes or lacking basic girl child essentials yet I am not able to help, this affects me so much emotionally."
Edward's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Edward enrolled.
"Receiving this money makes me so happy. I will use it to build a bigger semi permanent house for my family. Currently I stay in a very small house that can not accommodate me with my family comfortably. "
Raphyque's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Raphyque enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is lack of jobs to get me better income. I am a casual worker and the income I get is not enough to provide for my family's needs like food and clothing. "
Peris's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Peris enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced is that I have been sick and I do not money and anyone to take me to the hospital as every little cash I get I end up buying food with it."
John's family
access_time 18 hours ago
John received a $546 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am able to afford everything and anything I want for my family. I have the money."