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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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Teresa's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Teresa received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives you cash which is unconditional and you plan what do to with it by yourself. The other NGOs have specific objectives tied to their help.This makes GD so good."
Carren's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Carren received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly gives money not inform of a loan and it gives directly unlike other NGOs"
Silver's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Silver received a $99 initial payment.
"I planning to spend my upcoming transfer on buying bulls for farming."
Asha's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Asha received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is faster,money is given directly to the recipient and the program is open to anyone who is willing to participate unlike other NGOs where a few selected are chosen,money gets to the recipient through other people and the work is not fast their are lots of delays."
Lilian's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Lilian received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on paying school fees for next year to all my children and renovate the roofing of my house because its old and leaking mainly on rainy seasons."
Elisha's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Elisha received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly gives unconditional cash,unlike other NGOs where you have to pay back. GD does not have middle men between them and their recipients."
Susan's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Susan received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on building a five roomed permanent house because at the moment am staying in a two roomed mud house that is almost collapsing."
Emilly's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Emilly received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives out money independently to the recipient unlike other NGOs where the money gets to the recipient through other people."
Walter's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Walter received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly give's unconditional cash transfer as opposed to other NGOs."
Sharon's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Sharon received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that my husband was able to pay dowry and now he is respected and accepetd by my family members. "