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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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Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child was able to join secondary school with ease."
Pamela's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Pamela received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I light with solar instead of lantern and paraffin."
Afline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Afline received a $493 second payment.
"There is a difference in that GD sends money directly to it's clients while some of the other NGOs offer help which often end up in the wrong hands."
Sipora's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Sipora received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a good house now which can't be swept away by the rains."
Jane's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I used to live together with my children in a crowded house, but now I own a big house. My daughter was idling at home due to fee arrears but now she is in school."
Aska's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Aska received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I used to be a casual on people's farms but currently I'm able to access food without breaking a sweat."
Grace's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Grace received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I plough with my ox."
Mereza's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mereza received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs carry out research."
Jane's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that I used to work as a farmhand to earn a living, but currently I have some penny to buy food."
Reuben's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Reuben received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I've been living in a small house, but now I'm certain I will build a spacious house since I've already acquired building materials. Besides, I currently possess proper bedding unlike before."