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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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Licha's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Licha received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a cross breed cow for milking to earn income."
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Elizabeth received a $495 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I was able to plough on time because I had ready money."
Celline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Celline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a cow and boost my business."
George's family
access_time over 2 years ago
George received a $99 initial payment.
"My house is soon collapsing and therefore I will build a stronger house using the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
James's family
access_time over 2 years ago
James received a $99 initial payment.
"I will clear school fees balance for my son, plaster my main house with sand and cement using this my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Milka's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Milka received a $495 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives unconditional grants while other NGOs give conditional cash."
Wycliffe's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Wycliffe received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy motor cycle."
Dorine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Dorine received a $495 second payment.
"The other NGO pays school fees for the children while GD targets poor households. The GD amount is relatively higher."
Eunice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Eunice received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new house because my current house is situated on a swampy ground so I have an intention of relocating myself. I'm also planning to buy some furniture with the remaining portion."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to plaster my house and pay school fees for my children."