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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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Lilian's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Lilian received a $491 second payment.
"I have been able to construct a latrine in my compound and this has given us great relief since we do not have to keep going to the bush to relieve ourselves and so the embarrassment is no longer there."
Millicent's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Millicent received a $491 second payment.
"GiveDirectly helps everyone in a selected area while other NGOs chooses a particular group of people in an area."
Rasto's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rasto received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have ventured into farming with my cash transfer and I'm hopeful that it will earn me an income after I harvest."
Epharaim's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Epharaim received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I can now live comfortably and peacefully in a new ,decent and big house that can well fit my belongings and my family."
Caren's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Caren received a $491 second payment.
"I have never been a beneficiary of the other NGOs so I cant tell the difference."
Beatrice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Beatrice received a $491 second payment.
"Givedirectly empowers us more than the other NGOs do."
Francis's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Francis received a $491 second payment.
"Since I paid the bride price, we have had peace in the family as the tension on when this was going to be done has gone away. We are also happy that we will have our own house once it is complete and stop paying rent for a house at the nearby market center."
Kennedy's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Kennedy received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is the ability to feed and provide for my family from the transfer and the furniture and bedding I bought which now enables my family to live comfortably. "
Beatrice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Beatrice received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming transfer on expanding my current house as it is smaller to shelter my growing family, i am also planning to plaster it with cement to avoid wastage of money on constant repairs."
Jackline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jackline received a $98 initial payment.
"When i get the upcoming transfer i will use it to construct a more spacious house. I will also expand my fish mongering business to boost my income."