chat
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.
to follow someone and stay updated on their journey with GiveDirectly.

Want to hear more updates from recipients? Click below to follow 10!

Margaret's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to build my own house however small it is."
Nora's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Nora enrolled.
"The biggest hardship when I lost my husband. Being a widow without any good income generating job and with a big family to take care of has been a difficult position to be in. I have to work harder to provide for the family or else we are faced with hunger."
Jackline's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jackline enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to build a house for my family. I used to stay in a small and unfinished house."
Tom's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Tom enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have tried and managed to build my own house. I did this through saving money that I got from quarry."
Salmon's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Salmon enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is lack of hunger. When I became sick and bedridden that I couldn't go to work at the quarrying site, nobody was able to provide food for my family and we became victims of hunger. It was such a harsh experience."
Charles's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Charles enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to buy livestock. I have four cows and a bull that helps me a lot."
Moses's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Moses enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is when I dropped out of my driving course due to lack of fees. My intention was to look for a driving job after finishing training but that couldn't happen."
Isdorah's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Isdorah enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have tried so hard and built a house although it has become old. I managed to do this from my savings."
Esther's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Esther enrolled.
"I would say that raising school fees has been my biggest difficulty because I cannot send my children to school."
James's family
access_time over 3 years ago
James enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that bought two sheep with money that I earned from fishing."