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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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Agnes's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Agnes received a $494 second payment.
"GiveDirectly helps the whole household while other NGOs help only children."
Christine's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Christine received a $494 second payment.
"GiveDirectly doesn't have intermediaries while other NGOs have a lot of intermediaries."
Julie's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Julie received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on extending my house and building a separate hut for my sons who are now grown."
Newton's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Newton enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that being the first born in our family,I managed to educate my younger siblings beyond secondary level and right now they are independent since most of them are working."
Awino's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Awino enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I own a restaurant that is generating some income for my family and I'm sure of getting my daily bread from it."
Ruth's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Ruth enrolled.
"Looking back,I would say that I am proudest that I managed to save some money and enrolled my younger brother in teachers collage."
Rose's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that God has given me the ability to take care of my children by providing them with the basic needs."
Rose's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face in life is lack of sufficient resources to educate my children."
Eunice's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to plaster the floor of my house."
Daniel's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Daniel enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having worked as a casual worker for many years and after saving my earnings for quite a while, I was able to buy a cow and a ploughing machine. I have also been able to educate two of my children up to secondary school level using money that I got from selling my farm produce."