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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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Charles's family
access_time 3 years ago
Charles received a $493 second payment.
"GD does not want anything like money from the poor for one to get help. With other NGOs here,you pay a percentage of money for you to get help."
Pitalis's family
access_time 3 years ago
Pitalis received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly transfers direct cash as compared to other NGOs which benefits through other options such as school fee."
Eunice's family
access_time 3 years ago
Eunice received a $493 second payment.
"GD can be relied on,unlike other NGOs in my village which sometimes breaks peoples hopes by not fulfilling their promises. GD also gives you cash that you can plan with by yourself. The other NGOs has plans for you which might not fulfill your needs."
Jacinter's family
access_time 3 years ago
Jacinter received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly has given us an opportunity to get what we want most in life through the transfers which other NGOs don't."
Susan's family
access_time 3 years ago
Susan received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly gives cash directly to the recipient, not inform of loans like other NGOs."
Caroline's family
access_time 3 years ago
Caroline received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest different in my daily life is that I have paid school fees for my child who was sent home for school fees. I have also bought building materials to build a small house for my eldest son so that he can share with his other siblings because all of them are sleeping in the kitchen at the moment."
Jacqueline's family
access_time 3 years ago
Jacqueline received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly give out cash transfer which is unconditional and this approach makes someone to use the money freely unlike other NGOs where one is given the cash transfer for a specific reason which might not benefit the recipient as such when other needs are pending."
Calvin's family
access_time 3 years ago
Calvin received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference is that my house is so neat after the refurbishing."
Samuel's family
access_time 3 years ago
Samuel received a $493 second payment.
"Give Directly deal directly with the recipient while other NGOs deal with groups and other agencies."
Dorothy's family
access_time 3 years ago
Dorothy received a $99 initial payment.
"We are planning to spend the upcoming transfer on building a house."