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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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Grace's family
access_time 4 years ago
Grace enrolled.
"The proudest achievement is that I am taking my children to school which will benefit them in the future."
Grace's family
access_time 4 years ago
Grace received a $496 second payment.
"I was living in a very small house which had mat walls and just two iron sheets on the roof, but now I live in a bigger house which is spacious enough for my family and our belongings."
David's family
access_time 4 years ago
David received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly deals with recipients directly without any third that might ask for bribes, unlike other NGOs that promote corruption by having so many middle men."
Maurice's family
access_time 4 years ago
Maurice received a $496 second payment.
"Am now expecting milk from my own cow and hippopotamus won't be a nuisance anymore once I fence my farm using the barbed wire."
Kennedy's family
access_time 4 years ago
Kennedy received a $496 second payment.
"Am now able to tackle challenges as they come now that I have settled all the debts that I had."
Alice's family
access_time 4 years ago
Alice received a $496 second payment.
"GD is more reliable than other Ngos in our community. They act according to their promises."
Mary's family
access_time 4 years ago
Mary received a $496 second payment.
"Other NGOs only deal with children and ignore the rest of the community members, while GD has involved everyone in the community and they had a huge impact since they have helped a majority of the poor."
Selesa's family
access_time 4 years ago
Selesa received a $496 second payment.
"GD gives support directly to the community while other NGOs are using authorities to support the community and this brings a lot of corruption."
Caroline's family
access_time 4 years ago
Caroline received a $496 second payment.
"The other NGOs enroll only girl children while GD includes everyone. "
Pamella's family
access_time 4 years ago
Pamella received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to construct a kiosk next to the road for selling vegetables. I also plan to clear school fees arrears for my children. "