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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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David's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
David received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to complete buying building materials and then construct a new house."
Caroline's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer."
Mary's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have moved from a hard mat to orthopedic mattress- one recommended for a healthy living. Initially, I used to sleep on a hard mat that could make us suffer frequent backaches and this is no longer the case."
Isabela's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Isabela received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy a cow for milk. I also plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails to build a simba for my son."
Agnes's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Agnes received a $493 second payment.
"My life has improved because I now have a cow which is a form of investment."
Pamela's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Pamela received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly isn't corrupt while other NGOs are very corrupt."
Esabela's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Esabela received a $493 second payment.
"My clothe business is now doing well because I've not used the profits from it for domestic use as before."
Penina's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Penina received a $493 second payment.
"Other Ngos send us donations via the area chiefs and assistant chiefs who misappropriate them while GD sends us donations directly and intact."
Margaret's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Margaret received a $493 second payment.
"I now have poultry house so my chicken have a good place to sleep in and I also have the hopes of soon plastering my house."
Joshua's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Joshua received a $493 second payment.
"l was in a very small house that could not accommodate me with my family but now the house l have is very spacious and comfortable."