chat
GDLive Newsfeed
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.
to follow someone and stay updated on their journey with GiveDirectly.

Want to hear more updates from recipients? Click below to follow 10!

Solomon's family
access_time 3 years ago
Solomon received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because my current house is too small. I'm also planning to invest the rest in livestock."
Wuinter's family
access_time 3 years ago
Wuinter received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house because my current house is small in size. I'm also planning to invest the rest in livestock."
Joseph's family
access_time 3 years ago
Joseph received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy some two oxen for farming activities. I'm also planning to build a larger house because my current house is too small."
Nyalwande's family
access_time 3 years ago
Nyalwande received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a pit latrine because I don't have one at the moment and do help myself a long the nearby river. I'm planning to buy some chairs with a portion of the remaining amount while the rest I'll invest in livestock."
Sarah's family
access_time 3 years ago
Sarah received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to enlarge my house because the current one is small. I'm also planning to cement both walls and floor of my house."
Joseph's family
access_time 3 years ago
Joseph received a $496 second payment.
"GD doesn't ask for bribes in order for one to be enrolled in their program while other Ngos like world vision require something like a kick back for one to be helped."
Salina's family
access_time 3 years ago
Salina received a $496 second payment.
"GD has been helpful and stands with its recipients without threats unlike others ."
Betha's family
access_time 3 years ago
Betha received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a good house."
Beatrice's family
access_time 3 years ago
Beatrice received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs give loans."
Odhiambo's family
access_time 3 years ago
Odhiambo received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have respect from my in laws because I have paid dowry."