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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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Johannes's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Johannes enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I currently face in life is difficulty in educating our children. My wife and I are both physically disabled hence we are always struggling to earn a living."
Josam's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Josam enrolled.
"Receiving this money means I will build a residential house and purchasing a plot of land for my family"
Grace's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Grace enrolled.
"Receiving this money means I will repair my residential house and paying tuition for my son in technical school."
Juddy's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Juddy enrolled.
"In 2015,as I was cutting firewood,a piece of wood hit my left eye injuring it badly.I had to spend a whole month in hospital in order to go through surgery.Even after it was all done,my sight was greatly affected.This is the biggest hardship i have faced"
Peter's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Peter enrolled.
"Receiving this money means I shall have great sense of ownership since will be able to build a new house and marry. It has not been easy for me to think of marrying without any cows to pay as dowrey."
Sheila's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Sheila enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have ever faced in my life is that I dont have a job. I am therefore forced to rely on my husband to provide for the family. At times, my husband fails to get a job given that he does casual jobs and this means that we dont get food in the house."
Stephen's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Stephen enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I am faced with is sickness. My kidneys always pain."
Martin's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Martin enrolled.
"Receiving this money means to pay school fees. Iam planing to use the transfers for going back to do automechanics course."
Susan's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Susan received a $546 initial payment.
"The moment I received money from GiveDirectly,I was so happy. I thought this was a miracle. The fact that it was free money made me happier."
Anna's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Anna enrolled.
"I plan to use the transfers for building iron-roofed house. This is because having a permanent house shall reduce expenses incured to maintain grass thatched house. "