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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 $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a new house."
Judith's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Judith received a $99 initial payment.
"I will build an iron-roofed house and clear school fees balance for my child using the upcoming lumpsum payment."
Joan's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Joan received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a kitchen and plaster my house."
Caroline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Caroline received a $495 second payment.
"GiveDirectly isn't corrupt while other NGOs are very corrupt."
Jacob's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jacob received a $495 second payment.
"l do not have any problem when l want to cultivate my farm because l have my own bulls for farming."
Nicolas's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Nicolas received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy some bulls and an ox-plough which I'll use in farming activities."
Judith's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Judith received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to spend it on school fees."
Eunice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Eunice received a $495 second payment.
"Some NGOs are using agents to reach the community while GD does not use agent they reach community themselves."
Mary's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Mary received a $495 second payment.
"Due to my age I was not able to do proper farming using common hoes and jembes but now I have two oxen and a plough which I use to plough a bigger acreage of my farm and thus increase my farm output. This has made feel secure in terms of my harvest."
Irene's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Irene received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a spacious iron roofed house because the current one is too small. I'm also planning to fence my compound with barbed wire for security purpose."