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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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Joice's family
access_time 3 days ago
Joice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship i have faced in my life is struggling to pay school fees as well as providing needs for my disabled child who studies in St Kizito School for the deaf- Sotik. The school itself is so expensive hence we struggle alot in the family."
Nacklet's family
access_time 3 days ago
Nacklet received a $448 initial payment.
"I wa hustling with life and it was not that easy. I am a bicycle rider and I was really struggling to make ends meet but the money was little. My daily life really changed alot because the cash transfer enabled me to acquire oxen and property that I did not possess before. Give directly has really saved me and my household. I am very grateful."
Michael's family
access_time 3 days ago
Michael received a $448 initial payment.
"I received a mobile money message early in the morning. I called out my spouse and informed her about the money. That was the happiest moment of my life."
Bena's family
access_time 3 days ago
Bena received a $448 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am happier now because I have accomplished what I would have not done. For example I bought a machine for my son which will earn him income instead of being idle."
David's family
access_time 3 days ago
David received a $448 initial payment.
"I was full of joy. When I first saw the message, I ran out to meet my brother while jubilating while screaming that I had received money on my phone from givedirectly."
Brendah's family
access_time 3 days ago
Brendah received a $448 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I now own a bull that am using with the one of my neighbour for opening up land for agriculture."
Naphtali's family
access_time 3 days ago
Naphtali received a $448 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, there is less stress in ploughing and weeding crops since the money had helped us in cultivation of crops."
Philip's family
access_time 3 days ago
Philip enrolled.
"Receiving this money means I am going to build iron roof house at home and pay school fees for my children in secondary school. "
David's family
access_time 3 days ago
David enrolled.
"Receiving this money means alot to me.I have never received any help especially money.With the problems i have now this money has come as a huge blessing to me.My house was old and it fell so now i live in a room in my parent's compound so I will be able to build"
Rutoh's family
access_time 3 days ago
Rutoh enrolled.
"My mother passed away when I was still very young, I was left in the hands of my old grandmother. Life was very difficult becauae she was not enable to look after us well but thank God He has really assist us upto now. This has been the biggest hardship I have faced in my life."