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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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Anne's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Anne received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives a reasonable donations that transform lives while other Ngos give us donations that are meant to sustain us for an occasion."
Damaris's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Damaris received a $493 second payment.
"I had a very old house but now i have a new house."
Lorine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Lorine received a $475 third payment.
"My life is different because I am now living in in a permanent house from a mud house. I can also afford food to eat."
Edwina's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Edwina received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash direct to recipients while other NGOs gives cash through other people to the recipients."
Ezra's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Ezra received a $493 second payment.
"Donations from GD never branch anywhere along the way, but instead reach us directly while those from other Ngos pass through the hands of many people raising conflicts."
Everline's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Everline received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives us the money in person and the opportunity to plan with it as we desire."
Rose's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Rose received a $475 third payment.
"I was homeless but now I have built a house and bought many assets I have been lacking."
Sabina's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Sabina received a $493 second payment.
"I am so happy because i afforded to expand my small house and fix steel door and windows now i can comfortably host visitors. life is easy now and the whole village is happy. We are thankful for this idea and are praying for all those who have supported us change our life."
Bahati's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Bahati received a $475 third payment.
"I have moved from where I was before receiving transfers, now living in a permanent house. I have so happy and more comfortable."
Jesta's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jesta received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs promise to pay school fees for our children but they have never done it but GD gives us money directly to use on the most pressing needs."