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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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Francis's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Francis received a $97 initial payment.
"I was resting at home after a tiresome day at work where I earn 200 KES when I got the transfer notification. You can imagine how I felt knowing that I had 10,000 KES , money that I had never handled before at my disposal."
Victor's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Victor received a $97 initial payment.
"I was very happy because I didn't have any source of income by then and getting money to buy basic need was a bit tricky."
Anjelina's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Anjelina received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment when I received my money I knelt down on my floor and thanked God who had remembered me and brought GD into my life; I felt that at least my mentally ill son had another chance at treatment, which could not happen earlier since I had spent all my resources in trying to get him treated."
Tabitha's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Tabitha received a $97 initial payment.
"I was in my compound taking a walk around when I received the transfer and I got into the house and went on my knees to thank God for the favour he showed me through GD."
Helida's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Helida received a $97 initial payment.
"I was very excited when I received my money. Though I was sick, I managed to jump a bit."
Winnie's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Winnie received a $97 initial payment.
"I was very happy when I received the money from GiveDirectly and could not hide my joy to my children."
Margret's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Margret received a $97 initial payment.
"I was overjoyed when I received money from GiveDirectly and called the rest of the family to share the good news."
Linet's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Linet received a $97 initial payment.
" I was very happy when I received my transfer."
Ruth's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Ruth received a $97 initial payment.
"I was very happy when I received the money from GiveDirectly and I was hoping GiveDirectly would call me for me to say thank you."
Rose's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Rose received a $97 initial payment.
"I was very happy when I received my transfer. It was like a miracle to me as I couldn't imagine receiving such amount for free. Thanks to GD."