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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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Maria's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Maria received a $117 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on building a new house and cement it too because it's too old."
James's family
access_time over 4 years ago
James received a $117 initial payment.
"With my upcoming transfer I am planning to build myself a nother house because this one am staying in is too old."
Grace's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Grace received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life, I now have an ox-plough which I can use to earn a living through other peoples land."
Mildred's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Mildred received a $493 second payment.
"GD sent the transfers within a short period after having talked to the community members, while other NGOs take quite a long time before they can initiate their projects in the community."
Jenifa's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Jenifa received a $493 second payment.
"My child has managed to stay in school for a longer time without being sent home for fee. I also now have a permanent pit latrine. I am happy."
Mary's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to pay school fees and build a house with my upcoming cash transfer."
Claudias's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Claudias received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my second transfer on building a new house for my family since the one we have is almost crumbling down."
Jackline's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Jackline received a $493 second payment.
"The main difference in my life is the capability to pay the hospital bill which set me free"
Duncans's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Duncans received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives out unconditional cash transfers and the whole family members can benefit unlike other NGOs where the the program deals with a specific thing like paying school fee while the recipient has other needs to take care of."
Pamela's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Pamela received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that my son is in school and i now have a bigger and better house unlike the old one."