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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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Emmanuel's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Emmanuel received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives out unconditional cash transfers and their is no dicrimination when enrolling the recipients unlike other NGOs where a few chosen are selected and the money is limited to a specific use."
Hellen's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on building my house.."
Susan's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Susan received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend the upcoming transfer on paying school fees for next year to all my children and grandchildren that I take of. I also have a plan of renovating my house by plastering and painting it."
Mary's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"The other NGOs gives you money that you have to pay back,but GD gives unconditional cash."
Isaya's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Isaya received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life has been that I was able to buy my own water pump to use in irrigating my kales and spinach farm. I used to hire a water pump at a cost and this ate into my profits."
Emilly's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Emilly received a $99 initial payment.
"I would like to renovate my house and expand my business with my upcoming transfer"
Felix's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Felix received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to spend my upcoming cash transfer on building a house."
Petro's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Petro received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is the better house i have. It's a great transition from a flat roof house to semi permanent house."
Luke's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Luke received a $99 initial payment.
"Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on paying my children school fees."
Stephen's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Stephen received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is open to all people who are willing to participate in the prrogram and the money is sent to an individual unlike other NGOs where a few people are selected and the cash transfer gets to the recipient through other people."