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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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Grace's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Grace received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations come with big promises only to change along the way, i.e. there's an organization that promised to pay school fee for my children only to come later with a blanket, but GiveDirectly is very serious on their promises."
Tabitheri's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Tabitheri received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations deal with the community hence not solving individual problems, unlike GiveDirectly that gives the cash directly to an individual to tackle their basic needs."
James's family
access_time over 2 years ago
James received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a new house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer payment."
Nickson's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Nickson received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy bulls and ox-plough with the the upcoming payment transfer."
James's family
access_time over 2 years ago
James received a $493 second payment.
"I now have my milk cow which gives me hopes of milking my own cow."
Walter's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Walter received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to boost the business for my spouse, buy a cow and repair my house with the next payment."
Bonface's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Bonface received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a cow, repair my house and pay school fees with the upcoming lumpsum transfer payment."
Linet's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Linet received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to build an iron roofed house, pay my dowry and buy chicken and cattle for keeping."
Macy's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Macy received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a cow which is an investment to me."
David's family
access_time over 2 years ago
David received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to repair my roof, walls and floor with the upcoming lumpsum payment."