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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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Millicent's family
access_time 3 years ago
Millicent received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference i have seen is that i am now in a better house ."
Boaz's family
access_time 3 years ago
Boaz received a $496 second payment.
"All the donations from other organizations rarely reach the person meant to get it as they have a lot of corruption, unlike GiveDirectly that gives the exact amount they said."
Siprosa's family
access_time 3 years ago
Siprosa received a $496 second payment.
"l had very poor condition house but now because of GD l have a very comfortable house."
Linda's family
access_time 3 years ago
Linda received a $496 second payment.
"Since I bought the bulls and the plough, I have been able to weed and do harrowing to a large section of my farm within a short time and therefore am sure I will have a good harvest."
Carine's family
access_time 3 years ago
Carine received a $496 second payment.
"GD gives out money to the poor to help them give their lives a meaning while other Ngos give out drinks which cannot solve the communitys' problems in a sustainable manner."
Fhiona's family
access_time 3 years ago
Fhiona enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to start a small business. My grocery store was not very profitable so I had to close it down, this means that I depend on my spouse for everything. I would like some degree of financial independence and I would also like to support him financially but this is impossible because I have no source of income nor capital to start a small business. This often makes me very sad."
Pamela's family
access_time 3 years ago
Pamela received a $496 second payment.
"Just as the name we get the money directly unlike other NGOs it is a hustle to get this money."
Roseline's family
access_time 3 years ago
Roseline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face right now is lack of enough money to pay school fees for my two sons who are in university. My business is not very profitable and at times I simply cannot afford to pay their fees. I fear that they may have to defer their studies if I am unable to raise the required fees."
Linet's family
access_time 3 years ago
Linet enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having started a small business selling chips at the lakeside. I usually get to give my spouse some little cash, which he usually saves and pays school fees for our children when the amount is enough."
Mary's family
access_time 3 years ago
Mary received a $496 second payment.
"I do not see much difference because they all strive to help the poor in the community and raise the living standards of the poor."