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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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Thomas's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Thomas received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build an iron-roofed house with the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Emily's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Emily received a $99 initial payment.
"I am having a smaller house and school fees balance and therefore I am planning to build a bigger house and clear those school fees balances."
Benta's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Benta received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child have a house."
Dorothy's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Dorothy received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child has never been sent home from school since I paid school fees."
Lucy's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Lucy received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs pay school fees for orphans."
Ephraim's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Ephraim received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to invest some parts of my upcoming lumpsum in tailoring and brick production business. I will then construct an iron-roofed house with the remaining amount."
Hellen's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a plow, settle my merry-go-round loans and save the remaining amount of my lumpsum payment in a welfare group."
Flores's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Flores received a $496 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own home now and an iron roofed house."
Mercy's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Mercy received a $99 initial payment.
"I will invest the whole of my upcoming lumpsum on local breeds poultry farming."
Michael's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Michael received a $496 second payment.
"I have been able to pay bride price to my spouse's family and as such gotten rid of the tension that was their earlier between our two families and there has been peace and respect between the two families which has made me a happy man."