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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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Carroline's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Carroline received a $496 second payment.
"Other NGOs sometimes just do census in villages and never come back to complete their projects while GD ensures that after the census they come back to enroll those whom they are going to help and they definitely receive the help promised."
Eddah's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Eddah received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay for a piece of land with the whole transfer."
Caroline's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay for a piece of land which I hope to cultivate and produce food for my family."
Millicent's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Millicent received a $496 second payment.
"GD considers the struggles of recipient by giving transfers and allowing us to address our pressing needs unlike other NGOs that supply us with blankets and shoes yet our urgent needs are not addressed."
Rose's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Rose received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly helps everyone while other NGOs help only girl child."
Mica's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Mica received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to plant trees for timber, and pay school fees for my children."
Sheila's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Sheila received a $496 second payment.
"I able to spend under the same roof with my children as I now live in a bigger house that can comfortably contain my family and our belongings and therefore the shame has been taken from me ( my children used to request for sleeping places before)"
Linet's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Linet received a $99 initial payment.
"I am being rained on in a leaking hut even now, I therefore plan to buy more ironsheet and timber and build an iron roofed house."
Olive's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Olive received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a kitchen in my home which I never thought I would have."
Christine's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Christine received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum on purchase of a big cow and fencing of my home."