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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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Elsa's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Elsa received a $97 initial payment.
"I felt very happy because I was able to provide food my family."
Meshack's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Meshack received a $97 initial payment.
"My phone was charging since it was offline and upon opening it a message popped up verifying that I had received my money, I felt very happy and the first person I communicated the information to was my wife who welcomed the news with joy and the next day we sat down together and discussed how we were going to spend the money as a family."
Joseph's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Joseph received a $97 initial payment.
"When I received my money I felt very happy because my children will no longer be send home for school fees. "
Margaret's family
access_time 2 hours ago
Margaret received a $97 initial payment.
"I was on my way home from a funeral that I had attended when I received the money I almost got out of the vehicle while it was moving due to the excitement and joy that I was feeling at that time."
Aloice's family
access_time 3 hours ago
Aloice received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer,I was so happy. My wife heard me laughing and came to me to confirm why ,when I showed her the message,She too laughed. My whole family was happy."
Grace's family
access_time 3 hours ago
Grace received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received my first transfer, I felt very happy since I did not expect that amount of money at that point in time."
Pamela's family
access_time 3 hours ago
Pamela received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer,I was so happy. I have never held such an amount before in my life. Thanks to GiveDirectly. "
Emily's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Emily received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer,I was so happy. I thank GiveDirectly for the money. "
Maurine's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Maurine received a $97 initial payment.
"When I received my money I very happy I saw the message and dropped my phone and ran away and came back and checked it again the ran again and finally checked the message for the last time to make sure that it was really there. I could not believe it."
Mercy's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Mercy received a $97 initial payment.
"I felt very happy,hopefully I'll build a new house."