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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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George's family
access_time over 2 years ago
George received a $482 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I was able to plough very fast and with ease."
David's family
access_time over 2 years ago
David received a $482 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I use my time well, I am now busy taking care of the three bulls that I bought using the second transfer."
Isaac's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Isaac received a $482 second payment.
"I have realized that a house is very important for an adult. And with this, I can say that I can now sleep in my own house, wake up from the house and come back in the same house under no one's control. This is the biggest difference in my daily life."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary received a $482 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a decent spacious three roomed house and now I feel comfortable while I am hosting my visitors unlike before the transfer when I was staying in a small one roomed house.I am soo thankful to GiveDirectly for uplifting my living standards."
Monica's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Monica received a $96 initial payment.
"I felt very happy for receiving the cash because it gave me hope for sinking a latrine that I had been planning to do for a very long time"
Elkana's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Elkana received a $482 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is the ease of renting land which was not possible before the transfer. Right now I am sure of more yield as compared to the last seasons."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary received a $482 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that my blood pressure is now manageable because I have hope in life because of the money GiveDirectly gives me."
Christine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Christine received a $96 initial payment.
"I felt very happy for receiving the cash because it gave me hope for paying college fee for my son who is still in college"
Charles's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Charles received a $482 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am stress free since I have settled the burden of paying school fees for my sons who are in high school. This is the greatest achievement that GiveDirectly has made it for me and I will always be greatful to them for seeing my sons through their education. "
Tyson's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Tyson received a $482 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own motorcycle hence I get more income for my daily needs."