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GDLive Newsfeed
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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Ruth's family
access_time 21 hours ago
Ruth received a $462 third payment.
"My life is different in that I now have a source of income from the business I opened thus I can easily meet my daily needs."
Violet's family
access_time 21 hours ago
Violet received a $465 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly did well in sending us transfers which has uplifted the living standards of recipients. I have not seen anything that GD did not do well."
Pencila's family
access_time 21 hours ago
Pencila received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly did so well in assuring us of the transfers at an interval of two months that resulted to development of much trust."
Ruth's family
access_time 21 hours ago
Ruth received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly did well in ensuring that secrecy is maintained throughout the process."
Violet's family
access_time 21 hours ago
Violet received a $465 third payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer in that I am haply living in a spacious house which accommodates my family members comfortably hence I longer stay in a small squeezed house that was made of second hand materials substandard materials."
Francis's family
access_time 21 hours ago
Francis received a $465 third payment.
"My life is different in that I now have a home that stands out and can be recognized. This makes me so proud."
Fazira's family
access_time 21 hours ago
Fazira received a $404 third payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if i never received a transfer because i have been able to buy a land and build a house."
Patricia's family
access_time 21 hours ago
Patricia received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion, what Gd does well is giving cash to recipients to decide on what to spend it on. This has really improved their lives."
Prisca's family
access_time 21 hours ago
Prisca received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly did well by embracing voluntary participation in all they households they visited and through using the hotline number its staff's were able to urgently attended to our needs and Ialso liked their proactiveness. GiveDirectly didn't do well by not coming to the ground to follow-up on how the recipients used the money to verify if they actually did what they had stated on phone follow-up surveys."
Jocinter's family
access_time 22 hours ago
Jocinter received a $462 third payment.
"In my opinion, GiveDirectly did well by giving us money and through this money our lives have changed since we now have enough food to feed on despite the drought we were facing and some of us have built decent houses too."