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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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Lilian's family
access_time 3 years ago
Lilian received a $493 second payment.
"I no longer send my visitors to sleep at the neighbours' place as before because I have a spacious house."
Lilian's family
access_time 3 years ago
Lilian received a $493 second payment.
"I am so relieved because i had to shoulder the family burden when my husband broke his thy, but now that he is up and moving i am so relieved and happy. My house is big and spacious after expansion."
Ismael's family
access_time 3 years ago
Ismael received a $493 second payment.
"We were lacking food and clothes which I have bought with the transfer. Life is also better because I have income from the utensils and poultry business I started with the transfer."
John's family
access_time 3 years ago
John received a $493 second payment.
"I feel happy after buying cows which will soon give me milk."
Grace's family
access_time 3 years ago
Grace received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference is that i now own kitchen and also have a good house."
Salome's family
access_time 3 years ago
Salome received a $493 second payment.
"I have been able to enlarge my house which was quite small and uncomfortable, it is now spacious enough. I have also paid school fees for my son which has given me great relief."
Susan's family
access_time 3 years ago
Susan received a $493 second payment.
"Since my spouse paid my bride price, we have had peace between our families and this has given me great relief."
Asha's family
access_time 3 years ago
Asha received a $493 second payment.
"Am no longer worried about having a better house and the rains are not giving me any stress because the house is no longer leaking."
Evaline's family
access_time 3 years ago
Evaline received a $493 second payment.
"Am now hopeful of having a new homestead because am about to build one."
Leonard's family
access_time 3 years ago
Leonard received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly deals with individuals directly hence we are getting all the transfers but other organizations pass their helps through other officers and local authorities who are very corrupt."