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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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Beatrice's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Beatrice received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement both floor and walls of my house because at the moment it is soil and demands frequent repairs which is also expensive. I'm also planning to buy some livestock with the remaining portion of the transfer."
Millicent's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Millicent enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is that through the small businesses we engage in, we have managed to sustain our children in school."
Noillyn's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Noillyn enrolled.
"The biggest hardship we face in life is that our income is not sufficient to sustain us because we lack capital to improve our farming activities and get good produce."
Elizabeth's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Elizabeth enrolled.
"Our proudest achievement is that we worked so hard and have been able to buy a motorbike which we used to ferry villagers to and fro the nearby shopping centres."
Joyce's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Joyce enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I have faced in life is that I don't have a stable source of income to support my family. Life has been hard for my family being that sometimes we have to spend a day without having a meal."
Joel's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Joel received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a spacious house enough for all my visitors."
Mary's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a spacious house."
Magret's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Magret received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives unconditional cash while other NGOs give conditional cash."
Helida's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Helida received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirecty doesn't have middlemen while other NGOs have a lot of middlemen."
Edwin's family
access_time almost 4 years ago
Edwin received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly doesn't have middlemen while other NGOs have a lot of middlemen."