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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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Elizabeth's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Elizabeth received a $494 second payment.
"GiveDirectly has no rules attached to the money given to you unlike the other NGOs i know. Atleast i plan by myself since i know where i need help most."
Benter's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Benter received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spent my second transfer to build a new house since the one we are in right now is very small 3 people have to spend in the kitchen and the remaining five family members have to spend in the small house.I also want to build a toilet since i have been using the neighbors toilet "
Benta's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Benta received a $494 second payment.
"The biggest difference i have seen in my life is that my children used to stay home because they dint have school fees but now they are going without hiccups."
Margaret's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Margaret received a $494 second payment.
"GD is the only organization that have involved me in their programme, I do not know what the others do."
Silpher's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Silpher received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer to buy furniture, utensils, pay school fee for my three children then use the rest on expanding my shop business."
Caroline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on cementing the walls and floor of my house."
Candy's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Candy received a $494 second payment.
"My life is different because at the moment i have a motorcycle that gives us income and through this I have built a new house that I did not have before. "
Phanice's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Phanice received a $99 initial payment.
" I have a very small house which is not in a good condition so i am planning to build a new one with the next transfer and buy a small wall unit too."
Grace's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Grace received a $494 second payment.
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Lilian's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Lilian received a $494 second payment.
"I used to live in a leaking grass thatched house but now i have an iron roofed house that is comfortable. my life has really improved."