GDLive Newsfeed
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.
to follow someone and stay updated on their journey with GiveDirectly.

Want to hear more updates from recipients? Click below to follow 10!

Follow 10

Benter's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Benter received a $98 initial payment.
"Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on renovating my leaking roof, I also would like to buy 2 bulls to improve on my farming and hire to other farmers so as to earn a daily income."
Peter's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Peter received a $98 initial payment.
"I have children in school and I will need money to pay their school fees hence am planning to psne my second transfer to pay school fees, buy cattle which I could later sell to make profit and also buy some furniture for my house."
Sarah's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Sarah received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to spend my upcoming cash transfer on building a permanent house because my current house is in a very bad state and is also too small for me and my children."
Richard's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Richard received a $98 initial payment.
"I currently live in a rental house and this is very expensive so with the second transfer, am planning to build my own house in my own compound, buy household items and also pay some part of it as dowry."
Monica's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Monica received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to pay school fees for my children, build a more spacious house that can accommodate my family using the upcoming transfer."
Teresa's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Teresa received a $98 initial payment.
"If i get the upcoming transfer,i am planning to expand my current house. I am planning to also pay school fee for my son who is joining secondary school next year."
Monica's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Monica received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on expanding my house and paying school fees for my children"
Steven's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Steven received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on buying cattle, furniture, doing farming and am also planning to do a tree planting business"
Saline's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Saline received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to renovate the house I am currently living in which is muddy and very dusty, with the second transfer, I will buy sand, murram, cement which i will use in renovation."
Damaris's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Damaris received a $98 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a new house. My current house is two roomed and too squeezed. I want to build a more spacious one. Maybe a three roomed house that can comfortably accommodate my family. "