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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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Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I live in a strong house now which doesn't need constant repair and helps me in saving the little resources I have to use in other basic needs."
Eunice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Eunice received a $113 initial payment.
"Now that I bought all things that I need in the house I will buy land of my own and build a house in my upcoming transfer. I am tired of renting its too costly "
Rovisa's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rovisa received a $113 initial payment.
"I plan to build a big house in my upcoming transfer for my house is small and congested "
Sylvia's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Sylvia received a $113 initial payment.
"In my upcoming transfer I hope to buy a plot of land, build a big house where we can live happily. Our current house is small and stuffy."
Yukabeth's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Yukabeth received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have built a house, I'm now happy because I'm not bound by the taboos associated with my husband's death anymore. May God bless you Givedirectly."
Samson's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Samson received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest differences in my daily life is that I'am able to carter for my basic needs and pay my children school fee without any difficulties."
Mercy's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mercy received a $491 second payment.
"I can't compare GiveDirectly with other NGOs as I've never benefited from those NGOs but GD alone."
Juliter's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Juliter received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a new house with my upcoming transfer because the current one is leaking and also pay next years school fees for my children to enable them stay in school and focus on their studies."
Stephen's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Stephen received a $491 second payment.
"Givedirectly is more effective in poverty eradication as compared to the other NGOs."
Duncan's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Duncan received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning on spending my upcoming transfer to move out of my father compound and build my own home , i am tired of the on and off wrangles between my step brothers and i so the best thing to do is to move out."