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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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Evelyne's family
access_time 3 years ago
Evelyne received a $99 initial payment.
"I will build an iron-roofed house and buy some oxen using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Pamela's family
access_time 3 years ago
Pamela received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay school fees for my children, construct the pit latrine that was sunk, and buy cement to cement the floor and walls of my house to finish it."
Florence's family
access_time 3 years ago
Florence received a $497 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives money while other NGOs pay school fees."
Emilly's family
access_time 3 years ago
Emilly received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to rent a piece of land for cultivation, buy cement and cement the floor and walls of my house to finish it. I also plan to buy a young bull for keeping."
Rebecca's family
access_time 3 years ago
Rebecca received a $99 initial payment.
"I will complete my main house that I had started constructing using the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Meresa's family
access_time 3 years ago
Meresa received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to pay school fees, build a house and buy chairs."
Walter's family
access_time 3 years ago
Walter received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment on building a new house."
Peter's family
access_time 3 years ago
Peter received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning on building a bigger house and have my own home."
Evaline's family
access_time 3 years ago
Evaline received a $497 second payment.
"Other NGOs come with items (e.g mosquito nets, water purifiers etc) and give to households while GD sends cash transfers and lets the recipients decide what to do with it on their own."
Christine's family
access_time 3 years ago
Christine received a $99 initial payment.
"I will renovate my main house and buy some bedding using my upcoming lumpsum payment."