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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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Caroline's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Caroline received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on paying school fees for my son in secondary school and farming maize."
Milka's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Milka received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on paying school for my children, repairing my house and starting fish business to generate more income."
Christine's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Christine received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy iron sheets and timber then build a house with my upcoming transfer since I am homeless."
Musa's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Musa received a $491 second payment.
"During the post election violence of 2007, we were among the people who were adversely affected. We were forced to migrate from Naivasha town where we left behind and lost all our properties including land and therefore receiving transfers from Give Directly was a blessing to us from God, that we managed to acquire our own land in Homabay County and this will soon mark the end of our desperate situation of homelessness, the biggest difference in my daily life."
Scholastica's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Scholastica received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I don't get rained on any more in my iron roofed house."
Christine's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Christine enrolled.
"Our proudest achievement is actually owning our current house, the house is strong and permanent."
Jenifa's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Jenifa received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to spend the next transfer on cementing the walls of my house to finish, buy metal door and windows to fix in my house, paint my roof and cultivate my piece of land to produce food for my household. "
Caren's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Caren received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to spend the next transfer on a cow for keeping, and complete paying fees for the technical college for my son. "
Mary's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Mary received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to spend the next transfer on buying Iron sheet, timber and nails, pay for labour and build an iron roofed house for my family. "
Roselyne's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Roselyne received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have built a bigger house which has always been my dream and am very happy because I will soon move into. The house am currently living in, I will rent out to earn some income."