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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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Mary's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs give loans."
Walter's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Walter received a $493 second payment.
"Since I received transfers from GD, I have worn a clear mind and I have been a little bit focus since I have finances to manage. I am now living with plans to execute in my life as opposed to before, for instance I am planning to move to my new home by next year and I count it as the biggest difference in my daily life."
Elida's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Elida received a $493 second payment.
"GD helps the poor improve their life by sending money directly and not passing through many hands."
Mary's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"The other NGO pays school fees for the children directly to the schools, while GD gives us the money to spent on our own."
Joseph's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Joseph received a $493 second payment.
"I was about to call for a harambee to raise money to pay school fees for my children, but now am relieved that GD has enabled me to pay school fees without the stress of calling for a fund raising event."
William's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
William received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is the livestock that I have acquired that have now facilitated my farm operations. I can now feed my household members better since I am now food secure, after a bumper harvest I experienced last season."
Phoebe's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Phoebe received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own home and an iron roofed house."
Beatrice's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Beatrice received a $493 second payment.
"Without GD, I could have not obtained a certificate in HIV/ AIDS counselling and testing, which earns me earns me a living. My living standard has improved which is the biggest difference in my daily life."
Joseph's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Joseph received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives a reasonable amount of cash that enables people to get off the poverty line, but other organizations give so little help that brings no change at all."
Edinah's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Edinah received a $493 second payment.
"Food is now easily available to me and my siblings and we have acquired a number of assets."