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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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Joan's family
access_time 2 days ago
Joan received a $427 initial payment.
"I felt happy when I received the money because it help me have a better life."
Richard's family
access_time 2 days ago
Richard received a $427 initial payment.
"The moment when I received my money I felt great joy since I knew I could sort myself out of School fee debts and start other Projects."
Carroline's family
access_time 2 days ago
Carroline received a $485 second payment.
"I'm happy and proud I've managed to get the type of a house I didn't know I would own in my life."
Juliet's family
access_time 2 days ago
Juliet received a $427 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer, I felt absolutely happy. In fact it was beyond my expectation."
George's family
access_time 2 days ago
George received a $427 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money from Give Directly, I felt very decompressed. Stress level plummeted since I would accomplish most of the things that I had been longing for in my life."
Maureen's family
access_time 2 days ago
Maureen received a $485 second payment.
"I feel I have moved a step a head and I feel I now belong to a different class being that my house is neat and I also have classic furniture. This makes me so proud."
Lilian's family
access_time 2 days ago
Lilian received a $427 initial payment.
"The moment I received my first transfer, I felt very happy and thanked God for the un-expected blessing he had granted to me through GiveDirectly to achieve my long term goals such as building a decent three roomed house since I have been staying in my co-wife's house when she is away from the village for work."
Jacklyne's family
access_time 2 days ago
Jacklyne received a $427 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer, I felt very happy and tried to reach out to GD but the number was busy."
Eddah's family
access_time 2 days ago
Eddah received a $485 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is the peace of mind I have for having built a bigger house that fits my family well and can comfortably host visitors too. I also managed to clear the huge school fee balance thus I feel relieved."
Zainabu's family
access_time 2 days ago
Zainabu received a $242 second payment.
"I no longer go hungry because I manged to stock enough food to feed on. My children too now have ample time with their studies without being sent back home for school fee. This is the biggest difference in my daily life."