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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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Benta's family
access_time 4 years ago
Benta received a $496 second payment.
"My children are attending school in a better way and am also going to have my own home after I complete the payment of the land."
Ernestina's family
access_time 4 years ago
Ernestina received a $496 second payment.
"GD is more direct in giving out donations while other Ngos request for donations oversees that they pocket continuously instead of giving them out to the beneficiaries."
Risper's family
access_time 4 years ago
Risper received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference i have seen is that now my children dress well and are in a good spacious house."
Milka's family
access_time 4 years ago
Milka received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is having bought a piece of land where my children can settle in future."
David's family
access_time 4 years ago
David received a $496 second payment.
"Other NGOs sometimes demand for people to be in groups before they can offer assistance, while GD sends transfers to individual households and they are able to independently decide how to spend it."
Caroline's family
access_time 4 years ago
Caroline received a $496 second payment.
"GD sends money transparently and directly compared to other NGOs."
Rosa's family
access_time 4 years ago
Rosa received a $496 second payment.
"I never had a latrine and therefore we used to go for long calls in the bush surrounding our home something that defiled our environment with poor sanitation and frequent typhoid and cholera outbreaks. This is no longer the case since I am having improved sanitation in the courtesy of GD."
Nancy's family
access_time 4 years ago
Nancy received a $496 second payment.
"My daughter was send away from school but GD really supported me and now she is in school with full payment of fees balance."
Afline's family
access_time 4 years ago
Afline received a $496 second payment.
"I have paid school fees for my children and they are studying peacefully. I was able to change my house as a cultural requirement because my husband died in my old house now i have a 3 roomed house. I am thankful to GD."
Mary's family
access_time 4 years ago
Mary received a $496 second payment.
"GD completes its work unlike those who only come and count people the go."