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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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Herma's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Herma received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy building materials with my my upcoming transfer."
Samuel's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Samuel received a $98 initial payment.
"We have a well established plan for our upcoming second transfer; fencing our home and investing in poultry farming are likely to consume the whole of it."
Judith's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Judith received a $491 second payment.
"Givedirectly gives grants while other NGOs give loans."
Serphine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Serphine received a $491 second payment.
"Givedirectly uplifts the living standard of the less privileged in the society regardless of age unlike other NGOs which has specific age preference."
Shem's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Shem received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that I have built a big nice house. There's room for everyone and my visitors will never be rained on again. Cutesy of the cash transfer from Givedirectly."
Jackline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jackline received a $98 initial payment.
"My plan is to save all my upcoming second transfer to educate my child when he reaches secondary school. I would be happy as a parent to see my child among the educated elite."
Elkana's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Elkana received a $98 initial payment.
"My house is pathetic and embarrassing and therefore I will construct a semi-permanent house of 22 iron sheets then invest in farming to fulfill my long-term dream of being a livestock farmer. I will start with 3 goat and 2 sheep."
Grace's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Grace received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have built a house and paid school fees for my children. I'm very relieved and stress free because Givedirectly has helped me bear my burden. May God bless Givedirectly."
Beatrice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Beatrice received a $491 second payment.
"GiveDirectly transfer cash to most villagers as compared to other NGOs which only benefit one or two villager people in the whole village."
Eunice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Eunice received a $491 second payment.
""The biggest difference in my daily life is that now I'am able to carter for my basic needs without any difficulties and hopefully built a house with the savings from my business.""