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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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Elizabeth's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Elizabeth received a $491 second payment.
"I am a widow and when my husband died, he left me in a small house with no one to build a house for me, but now I live in a big house, paid school fees for my children and this makes me very happy daily."
Charles's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Charles received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now have a roof over my head. Thank you very much Givedirectly for empowering me to have this basic need. May God bless you."
Roselyne's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Roselyne received a $491 second payment.
"Give_Directly provider transfer directly to recipient without any bribery or theft unlike other NGOs."
Mourine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mourine received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that hopefully I'll be starting a business for my daily income and my children school fee."
Kennedy's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Kennedy received a $491 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives an equal chance to all the recipients unlike other NGOs were biasness is openly practised."
Pheobe's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Pheobe received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is the better house I stay in hence unfavorable weather condition that use to affect me due to empty windows and door are no longer threats at all. Thanks to GD."
Sharon's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Sharon received a $491 second payment.
"GiveDirectly sent transfers directly to the recipients and they were able to spend it on their immediate needs, while other NGOs use middle men who do not give in full what is meant for the recipient."
Patricia's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Patricia received a $98 initial payment.
"I f get the upcoming transfer i will use it to take my other daughter to college to continue with her education that had stalled. I will also construct a more spacious house."
John's family
access_time over 2 years ago
John received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I ventured into farming and I'm hopeful that I'll get enough returns from this project to enable me fend for my family."
Grace's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Grace received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is staying in a better house which is furnished, I have chairs to sit on and a better bedding for sleeping. My life is wonderful cutesy of transfer from GiveDirectly. Thanks a lot GD."