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GDLive Newsfeed
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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Dorine's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Dorine enrolled.
"My proudest achievements are that we have struggled to educate our child. Secondly we have also worked hard and built our own house. "
Violet's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Violet enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life is lack any source of income to support my family. "
Julius's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Julius enrolled.
"My proudest achievements are that we have struggled to educate my children. Secondly l have managed to buy two cows for my family. "
Irene's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Irene received a $493 second payment.
"I used to sit on jerrycan because we did not have chairs but now I have chairs."
Janet's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Janet received a $493 second payment.
"My life has changed because l was so stress up about the debt l was having with the micro-finance, but because of GD l am now relived."
Odembo's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Odembo received a $475 third payment.
"I spent my second transfer on building an iron roofed house.I also paid school fees for my child,bought 1 sack of maize and bought food for my family."
John's family
access_time over 2 years ago
John received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly give the cash fully and directly to the recipients as they said but other organizations only come to pick our details then they use the cash for their own benefits."
Wycklif's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Wycklif received a $493 second payment.
"GD's criteria of giving support is very secured while NGOs are very much open where by everybody will know when one has received the support."
Jenipher's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Jenipher received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash to the poor while other NGOs gives goods to the children they sponsor in school."
Consolata's family
access_time over 2 years ago
Consolata received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs are very corrupt while GD is very transparent."