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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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Fauzia's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Fauzia received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend 20000 KES on a sofa set and the remaining 30000 KES on a 3000 L water tank."
Samwel's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Samwel received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend it on building."
Mary's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Mary received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy bricks which I'll use to build a new house."
Samwel's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Samwel received a $495 second payment.
"GD has given me away forward on my building project."
Anna's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Anna received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to spend a larger portion of the upcoming lumpsum on building a spacious iron roofed house because my current house is too small in size. I'm also planning to invest the remaining portion in livestock."
Joram's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joram received a $99 initial payment.
"Planning to extend my business."
Philip's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Philip received a $495 second payment.
"GiveDirectly give unconditional cash while other NGOs give conditional cash."
Monika's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Monika received a $495 second payment.
"My life has improve so much because now am very sure l will build my house."
Milca's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Milca received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy a boat using the whole of my upcoming lumpsum payment."
Joseph's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joseph received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new iron roofed house with a larger portion of the transfer because my current house is too old and almost going down. I'm planning to use a portion of the remainig transfer to pay my high school son fee while the rest I'll use to find myself a wife. My wife passed on some years down the line and I haven't menaged to get one due to logistic issue as such, I find it valid to get one because opportunity has prevails itself and soon will have muscles to do it."