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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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Isaac's family
access_time 2 days ago
Isaac received a $453 second payment.
"My life has transformed alot. I acquired most necessary household items such clothes and livestock. These are items that I could not afford in a short time. Currently, I am looking forward to constructing a permanent house."
Agnes's family
access_time 2 days ago
Agnes received a $453 second payment.
"My life has transformed a lot from abject poverty to a more lively and befitting state. I constructed a nice house and purchased livestock. I did not own these property before. I am grateful that I feel much relieved now. Life was very hard in the past because I had a sickly child who required urgent surgery. Luckily, the cash transfers were sent at the right time."
Keletesia's family
access_time 2 days ago
Keletesia received a $454 second payment.
"My life is different because my standard of living has changed in a postive way. This is because I no longer live a life full of debts since I managed to pay them off; I was also able to get my land back which will help relieve me from the issue of always farming on the same piece of land yearly; Given that I bought some household items that have beautified and modernized my house, I am really happy about this. "
Monica's family
access_time 2 days ago
Monica received a $22 eighteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I shall have fixed an iron sheet roof and replace the grassed that one by buying building materials every month with the sent transfer. This is because at the moment the leaky grass-thatched roof of my house is in a deplorable condition which has made it risky for our habitation."
Peter's family
access_time 2 days ago
Peter received a $22 twentieth payment.
"In the next six months, I am hopeful that the project which I have just picked on poultry farming will be fully established. The construction of the chicken coop which I have just started constructing will only take at most one month to be completed and in the following months, I will be working on obtaining chicks from the hatchery and using the extra money on buying chicken feeds."
Ednah's family
access_time 2 days ago
Ednah received a $22 twentieth payment.
"My main aim in the next six months is to acquire more goats so that I would sell some whever I got an emergency financial need. These goats will act as assets and hope with time they will reproduce and increase in number. This will garunteed me financial support whenever I sell some."
Josfina's family
access_time 2 days ago
Josfina received a $22 nineteenth payment.
"My expectation in the next six months is to ensure that I buy sheep. I have already started saving my monthly income and I am hopeful that I will have accumulated enough money to buy the sheep. I target to have three of them because they will provide enough manure which will ensure I get healthy crops."
Sharon's family
access_time 2 days ago
Sharon received a $22 twentieth payment.
"In the next six months, I would have bought two cows and with the saving which I will be making both from my salary and the transfer which I receive from GiveDirectly. I will actualize my dream a piece of land. This is where I will establish my home. I won't be bothering my mother with my family issues anymore."
John's family
access_time 3 days ago
John received a $245 second payment.
"In the next six months l expect to have completed building my son a house and staying with his family comfortably."
Bendeta's family
access_time 3 days ago
Bendeta received a $245 second payment.
"In the next six months l expect to continue using the nice latrine that I built using give directly's money."