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.
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Mbasalaki's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Mbasalaki received a $446 second payment.
"the difference is that I no longer have darkness in my home at night. My home has light throughout the night and this is got from the solar system that I bought using my first transfer. I also have plans of buying a motor cycle any time from now. To me this is a big dream that I did not think of in my life. I am so happy indeed."
Babirye's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Babirye received a $446 second payment.
"Construction was my problem which GD brought to reality."
Scovia's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Scovia received a $464 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I am happy and dressed in good clothes."
Johnson's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Johnson received a $464 initial payment.
"The moment I received my cash transfer, I thanked God for his providence through Give Directly by offering thanksgiving to him. "
Martha's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Martha received a $464 initial payment.
"The biggest change in my life now is, Before i received the money i did not have certain somethings like Utensils, suit case which i have acquired so far and I'm also able to set up a drug shop Business."
Jamawa's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Jamawa received a $446 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been because before i used to wake up thinking of what to eat and feed my children but ever since i received the transfer, every other day i am sure of my children having what to eat because i am able to grow enough food for us."
Martha's family
access_time 17 hours ago
Martha enrolled.
"Receiving this money means a change in my family. I will be able to take my children to school, buy goats and I trust after some years I'll be in a position to purchase dairy cows. It will be delightful to see my children get basic education and better future."
Sharon's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Sharon enrolled.
"Receiving this money is a very great opportunity.For me it is like a dream come true,I have always yearned to own a dairy cow which is now possible with these transfers."
Beatrice's family
access_time 18 hours ago
Beatrice received a $45 fourth payment.
"My life is currently different from how it would have been had I never received the transfer in that, I have managed to buy sheep."
Susan's family
access_time 19 hours ago
Susan received a $475 third payment.
"I spent the whole of the transfer to put up my own home since l was staying at my in-law's home where l was not free to do my development such as cattle keeping."