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GDLive Newsfeed
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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Eliza's family
access_time 6 hours ago
Eliza received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly did well by giving money directly to the poor household to use on their most prioritized needs"
Peter's family
access_time 6 hours ago
Peter received a $465 third payment.
"In my opinion, Gd does well by giving cash to the needy and letting them decide on how to spend it. This has enabled them to meet their various needs."
Mary's family
access_time 6 hours ago
Mary received a $465 third payment.
"My life is different in that I manged to settle my dowry and now my children can establish their homes since our doctrine dictate that a child cannot establish his home unless the mother get legally married."
Mary's family
access_time 6 hours ago
Mary received a $482 third payment.
"In my opinion,GiveDirectly did well by enrolling households who were poor in my community and giving money which has improved this individuals living standard. GiveDirectly didn't do well by putting a small time line on the enrollment stages which lead to some eligible recipients being left out of the transfer related projects who were out for work."
Gordon's family
access_time 6 hours ago
Gordon received a $465 third payment.
"In my opinion, what GD does well is that it deals with the recipient directly without engaging other third party. Apart from that, it is not involved in corrupt activities. What GD should also do is that it should give the recipient the transfer in one go."
Wilfrida's family
access_time 6 hours ago
Wilfrida received a $465 third payment.
"In my opinion,GiveDirectly did well by giving money worth 110,000 KES to the poorest households in my community after carrying out its evaluation from the findings it had received from the door to door visitation that was voluntary to those households it had visited and now the living standards of this individual households have improved positively."
Beatrice's family
access_time 7 hours ago
Beatrice received a $465 third payment.
"My life is different in that I'm now legally married based on our customary law. This was done using the second transfer and can now establish my own home."
Elija's family
access_time 7 hours ago
Elija received a $465 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly is not corrupt and transfers are sent directly to recipients. I have not seen anything that GD did not do well."
Margret's family
access_time 7 hours ago
Margret received a $462 third payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because, I no longer rely on open defecation this means that my sanitation has improved a lot and I don't need to be worried of contracting cholera anymore. Again, currently, I have a kitchen as opposed to before when I used to cook in the open. This has improved my sanitation too."
Magret's family
access_time 7 hours ago
Magret received a $462 third payment.
"In opinion, GiveDirectly did well by taking their time and resources to carryout door to door visitation teaching my community what GiveDirectly does and giving out money which has changes our living standards in a positive way."