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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 over 4 years ago
Beatrice received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference is that i have a big house i never used to have before. I never used to have bedding but now i do. I am so happy."
Rose's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Rose received a $493 second payment.
"My biggest difference is the ability to possess a parcel of land soon."
Agnes's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Agnes received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build rental houses with my upcoming cash transfer to enable me earn daily income."
Caroline's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Caroline received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have paid a whole year's school fees hence my children were not sent home, I no longer ask people for money as I have a business."
Richard's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Richard received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on renovating my house and paying my children school fees. "
Zacharia's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Zacharia received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly dealings are very transparent unlike in other NGOs ."
Walter's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Walter received a $493 second payment.
"GD there is no corruption like other NGOs here in my village."
Beatrice's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Beatrice received a $493 second payment.
"GD transfers direct cash to recipient as compared to other NGOs which channel their benefits through administration."
Penina's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Penina received a $99 initial payment.
"I would like to buy building materials and build a new house with my upcoming transfer"
Joyce's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Joyce received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on starting a charcoal business."