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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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Betty's family
access_time 1 day ago
Betty received a $457 initial payment.
"The moment I received money, I felt very happy because before I never had hopes of benefiting from GiveDirectly."
Hellen's family
access_time 1 day ago
Hellen received a $457 initial payment.
"I felt very excited because I got money for buying oxen."
Eryasa's family
access_time 1 day ago
Eryasa received a $457 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money, I felt very happy because I had never held such an mount of money in my life."
Annet's family
access_time 1 day ago
Annet received a $457 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I feel happy seeing that I was able to weed my rice farm in a very little time given the labour that I was able to pay for. In the past, I always had to weed the farm and even leave some parts since its too big and there was no money to employ any labourers."
Robert's family
access_time 1 day ago
Robert received a $457 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is the relief I have within knowing that I was able to buy a set of ploughs that will help me in terms of extensive cultivation. Prior to getting this transfer, I used to use a hand hoe which took me long to cover up a big place."
Vicent's family
access_time 1 day ago
Vicent received a $457 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money , I felt so very happy. This transfer would now help me build a permanent house."
Bosco's family
access_time 1 day ago
Bosco received a $457 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money, I was so delighted because I was able to solve some immediate issues like buying a descent bed to sleep on."
Alice's family
access_time 1 day ago
Alice received a $514 initial payment.
"I felt happy the moment I received the money from GiveDirectly because I knew my living standards shall improve in so many ways."
David's family
access_time 2 days ago
David received a $457 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money, I felt very happy because I was sure of buy an ox and getting where to farm."
James's family
access_time 2 days ago
James received a $457 initial payment.
"My life has improved because I now own 2 cows which I intend to rearing for my children's future like paying schools. Secondly, I have bought a new mattress and my children are also sleeping well as possed to when they slept on hard mat. "