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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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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."
Martha's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Martha received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have paid school fees for my child hence my child has not been sent home for school fees the whole of this year."
Sabina's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Sabina received a $493 second payment.
"GD benefits are unconditional while other NGOs' benefits are conditional"
John's family
access_time over 3 years ago
John received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different in that, I now have a cow, have cushions and also have managed to prepare my land for cultivation"
Bety's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Bety received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to cement my house and buy furniture with my upcoming transfer."
Rose's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Rose received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer payment on completing my house (cementing and putting doors and windows)"
Rose's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Rose received a $493 second payment.
"Me and my family used to be rained on frequently but nowadays i have my own house."
Caleb's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Caleb received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that i manage to built an iron sheet roofed house,thank to GD."
Andrew's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Andrew received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly is a God given opportunity as it helps individuals to change their lives through provision of cash transfers unlike other NGOs"