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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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Gorety's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Gorety received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to plaster both walls and floor of my house. I'm also planning to purchase furniture with a portion of the remaining amount while the rest I'll pay school fees to my children."
Gordon's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Gordon received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy my own motorbike for transport business, because am currently employed by someone else."
Evaline's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Evaline received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new spacious house because my current house is small in size. I'm also planning to cement both floor and walls of my house with the rest of the transfer."
Jacob's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Jacob received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy 2 oxen for ploughing my farm and a cow for keeping."
Emmaculate's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Emmaculate received a $99 initial payment.
"We(my spouse and I) are planning to use a portion of the transfer to settle my bride price. I'm also planning to buy a cow with the remaining portion."
Lencer's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Lencer received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to repair my house because it is in poor condition, and cement the floor and walls make it more presenable and stronger. I also plan to buy more fishing net and pay school fees for my chidren."
Roseline's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Roseline received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to dig and construct a pit latrine because we currently do not have one."
Emily's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Emily received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house. I also plan to fix a fence around my home."
George's family
access_time over 4 years ago
George received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I fully own my wife and my in laws respect me."
Everlyne's family
access_time over 4 years ago
Everlyne received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives a lot of money while other NGOs give little money."