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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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Joyce's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Joyce received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that, I now use solar lamp in lighting up my house at night, I have livestock in my compound and also my dowry has been paid. "
Merceline's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Merceline received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives you money directly through no media,unlike other NGOs that have to go through the provincial administration which might not even reach the poor."
Annah's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Annah received a $493 second payment.
"GD benefits community in kind while other NGOs benefit through other options. "
Grace's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Grace received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly gives us opportunity to get what we lack most in life through the transfers which other NGOs do not."
Grace's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Grace received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest different in my daily life is that I have electricity that I use for lighting instead of the traditional tins which are unhealthy and costly.I have also paid school fees for my child."
Elsa's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Elsa received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly program is fair to all people who are economically deprived which is not the case with other NGOs."
Ernest's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Ernest received a $493 second payment.
"Now my income has increased since i bought the fishing nets,my living standard has also gone up."
Millicent's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Millicent received a $493 second payment.
"GD is not corrupt has other NGOs"
Jacob's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jacob received a $493 second payment.
"The difference between Givedirectly and the other NGOs is that Givedirectly gives us enough money for empowerment while the other NGOs gives us gift hampers. "
Emilly's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Emilly received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is open to anyone who wants to participate in the program unlike other NGOs where a few chosen are enrolled.The cash transfer given by GiveDirectly is also unconditional unlike other NGOs where you are limited to a specific use."