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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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Mary's family
access_time 3 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"When I get my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will buy 25 iron sheets and spend the remaining amount on a cow which I will name after GD."
Judith's family
access_time 3 years ago
Judith received a $99 initial payment.
"I would like to build a new house since I am living in a house that is soon collapsing and if this upcoming lumpsum payment may remain then I may start selling bread."
Ezra's family
access_time 3 years ago
Ezra received a $99 initial payment.
"If I can get my upcoming lumpsum payment, I can buy 2 oxen and a plow."
Jackline's family
access_time 3 years ago
Jackline received a $99 initial payment.
"When I receive my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will fence the whole of my home and buy some bedding."
Evaline's family
access_time 3 years ago
Evaline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a kitchen of 20 iron sheets with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Zadock's family
access_time 3 years ago
Zadock enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in life is that I have no proper source of income. I depend on farming and it's sometimes very unpredictable"
Jacob's family
access_time 3 years ago
Jacob received a $497 second payment.
"GiveDirectly isn't corrupt while other NGOs are very corrupt."
Brenda's family
access_time 3 years ago
Brenda received a $497 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my home and a spacious house for my household."
Siprosa's family
access_time 3 years ago
Siprosa received a $497 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other while other NGOs give loans."
Collin's family
access_time 3 years ago
Collin received a $497 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives unconditional money while other NGOs give material things."