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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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Hellen's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a plow, settle my merry-go-round loans and save the remaining amount of my lumpsum payment in a welfare group."
Flores's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Flores received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives help to everyone while other NGOs help only orphaned children."
Mercy's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Mercy received a $99 initial payment.
"I will invest the whole of my upcoming lumpsum on local breeds poultry farming."
Michael's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Michael received a $496 second payment.
"I have been able to pay bride price to my spouse's family and as such gotten rid of the tension that was their earlier between our two families and there has been peace and respect between the two families which has made me a happy man."
Dave's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Dave received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to enroll to a driving school and buy a cow using my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Syprosa's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Syprosa received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a kitchen and an iron-roofed house for my son."
Joseph's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Joseph received a $496 second payment.
"l was sleeping in thatched, linking house and now l have a very comfortable house."
Joyce's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Joyce enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have been able to buy a donkey which I normally use to fetch water during dry seasons."
Siprin's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Siprin enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we have faced in life is that we don't have adequate income to sustain our family. We are therefore faced with famine so often."
Jane's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I am faced with hunger. I don't have a stable source of income that I can use to pay school fees for my grandson in high school."