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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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Caroline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend the second cash transfer on renovating my house by making it bigger and also plastering the whole house."
Monica's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Monica received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning spend my upcoming transfer to build a bigger house than the one I'm currently staying in."
Enock's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Enock received a $494 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is unique, you get the cash transfer without passing through many channels or giving someone any bribe.You are also given the office line which means you can freely communicate to them any time unlike other organisations."
Everline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Everline received a $99 initial payment.
"I want to use it to repair my current house because its not so goo looking."
Jane's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jane received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer to start a cereal and legume business then use the rest of it to buy a sheep or two."
Carren's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Carren received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to spend the upcoming transfer on clearing school fee for my four children in secondary school."
Rosemary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rosemary received a $99 initial payment.
"I want to buy a water pump to irrigating my farm and fertilizers for my farm."
Geoffrey's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Geoffrey received a $494 second payment.
"I have been having a difficult time working with an old motor bike because I have to repair it frequently, but now am more efficient in my work because I have a new motorcycle."
Hairine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Hairine received a $494 second payment.
"GD has improve the life of the poor in the entire village, something that no NGO has ever done."
John's family
access_time over 2 years ago
John received a $99 initial payment.
"Iam planning to invest my second transfer on vegetable(tomato,kale) farming,onions and rice farming too."