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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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Beatrice's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Beatrice received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my lump-sum to open my own saloon and beauty shop."
Morine's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Morine received a $99 initial payment.
"We are planning to buy a 'Tuk Tuk' to generate some income for us."
Esther's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Esther received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to add more iron sheets to build a big spacious house for me and my family ."
Catherine's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Catherine received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan on buying fishing gear (boat, hooks and rods)."
Lydia's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Lydia received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan on buying 2 cows, building a new house and producing my music album."
Robert's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Robert received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan on paying my son's college fees, dig a well and build an iron roofed house."
Marikus's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Marikus received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan on building a house, latrine and buying an ox"
Sila's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Sila received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly doesn't have middlemen while other NGOs have corrupt middlemen."
Debora's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Debora received a $99 initial payment.
"I will build a latrine, a kitchen and plaster my main house using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Peter's family
access_time almost 3 years ago
Peter received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy oxen, a cow for milk, to expand my house and open a business."