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!

Roseemah's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Roseemah enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I got married when I didn't have anything including a house bit we managed to build our house and get the household items from scratch using money that we got from casual jobs that we do."
Romanus's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Romanus enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I have been able to take my kids to school up to college level using my own cash that I got from my farm business."
Violet's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Violet enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that we face in our life is that we are not able to afford three meals in a day as our income is very low."
Herine's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Herine enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that I have tried so hard so that my children remain in school as I work hard as a community health worker and pay for their school fees."
Crispin's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Crispin enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that getting food to eat is a problem for me as the economy is bad and I don't have a stable source of income."
Benta's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Benta enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have tried and managed to build a house for my family. It wasn't that easy because I had to save the little money that I had to buy building materials."
Joyce's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Joyce enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to construct a house for my family."
Jackline's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Jackline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I lack a proper house. My house is made of polythene and rags and I don't have a proper door. I can't sleep during rainy season because the structure is leaking."
Ruth's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Ruth enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that I have managed to pay school fees for my child up to college."
Nancy's family
access_time over 3 years ago
Nancy enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I don't have adequate agricultural land that I can grow crops. I own a small piece of land where I built my home. Its been hard to get harvest and therefore I have fallen victim of hunger."