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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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Agnes's family
access_time 4 years ago
Agnes received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs here in my village does not give the kind of support GD gives. With GD i am able to plan all by myself."
Mary's family
access_time 4 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have managed to renovated my house and bought solar.My children study using the bright light at night."
Christopher's family
access_time 4 years ago
Christopher received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is having built a new house because the old one was almost crumbling down on us."
Julius's family
access_time 4 years ago
Julius received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have renovated my house into a semi -permanent house from a mud house."
Evans's family
access_time 4 years ago
Evans received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I nowadays get many construction tenders having successfully and promptly completed the one assigned by the county government; thanks to GD transfer. "
Goretty's family
access_time 4 years ago
Goretty received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that, I now dont have any stress related to fees."
Florence's family
access_time 4 years ago
Florence received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy water pump for irrigating my farm and also spend some part of the transfer to plant tomatoes."
Karolyne's family
access_time 4 years ago
Karolyne received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly help people with planning on how to use their transfers wisely before the transfers come but other NGOs do not."
Salina's family
access_time 4 years ago
Salina received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is the best because the recepient receives money in the M-pesa account unlike in other NGOs where the money is given to the village heads and at times you have to quarrel with them to get the money ,you also have to pay them a bribe to get the money."
David's family
access_time 4 years ago
David received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have bought 2 cows and paid dowry."