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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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Caroline's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a cow and build a kitchen with my upcoming transfer"
Augustinus's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Augustinus received a $493 second payment.
"My dily life is difference in that, I now live in a beautiful house and not dusty house like before"
Peter's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Peter received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend the upcoming transfer on building a chicken coop to start a poultry business for an income because am just a subsistence farmer and I do not a a reliable income to support my family."
Everlyne's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Everlyne received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives out unconditional cash transfers unlike other NGOs where the cash transfer is limited to a specific use."
Hey's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Hey received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is the transition from living in rental at our market center to owning a home and a homestead."
Philis's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Philis received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to spend my upcoming transfer in paying school fees."
Sellah's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Sellah received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a new house and pay medical bills with my upcoming transfer "
Benson's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Benson received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life and family is that i now have a nice bigger house. "
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Elizabeth received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend the upcoming transfer on going for a stomach surgery because I have a growth in my stomach.I am also planning to renovate my house into a semi-permanent one because the house am staying in at the moment is small, leaks during rainy seasons and its almost collapsing."
Regina's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Regina received a $99 initial payment.
"My planning to spend my upcoming transfer on starting a retail shop."