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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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Daniel's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Daniel received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I do not have to manually water my tomato farm and I also do not have to hire anymore."
Caren's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Caren received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I do not have to worry about jiggers attacking my family like it has always been because I have plastered my house and this has given immense peace. Thank you GD for the transfer"
Renis's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Renis received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am able to afford basic commodities and hopeful I will build a house."
Jackline's family
access_time 4 hours ago
Jackline received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I no longer spend much time mud smearing the walls of my house after every rainy season as before because it's now cemented. Am also hopeful that we'll soon have a pit latrine hence we won't do open air defecation as now."
Caroline's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Caroline received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that my children are in school and I also have my own house too. I no longer panic as nobody can send me out of the house. Thanks to GiveDirectly. "
Ciprine's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Ciprine received a $484 second payment.
"I am happy to be recognized and respected as a women that the biggest difference in my daily life."
Mornica's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Mornica received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, l am now curtained that l will stay in iron-roofed house. I am also eating well since Give Directly gave me money."
Helder's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Helder received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have acquired a decent spacious three roomed house that I have been longing for in a long time as a result the bond between my husband and I has been strengthen since staying in a grassed thatched house lead to shame of being the laughing stack in the face of my villagers which brought household conflict and competition in the house. I am having a whole new life and I am thankful to GiveDirectly for helping us."
Nancy's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Nancy received a $97 initial payment.
"The moment when I received my money, I felt good since I had no money of my own at all at the time, and my needs were many, thank you very much."
Ruth's family
access_time 5 hours ago
Ruth received a $484 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life I have been able to see my sister through school. Thanks to GiveDirectly. "