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.
Salome's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Salome received a $248 second payment.
"In the next months, I am planning to improve my poultry business by investing more and putting more concentration on the business. I have realized that its a viable project that can really bring a huge change in my household."
Septer's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Septer received a $248 second payment.
"My plan in the next six months is to start a business which will help me an extra income from the ones my parents give me every month. I would want to be financially independent and handle my issues without seeking help from my parents anymore."
Grace's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Grace received a $248 second payment.
"In the next six months, I would want to start a business. This is because I would want to have a stable income source of income since casual work was not enough to sustain my family needs. The business will help me raise my financial status to another level. I would not want to depend on my husband for everything."
Anah's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Anah received a $248 second payment.
"In the six months, I would want to use the transfer to start a foodstuff business to help me boost my income. I would not want to struggle anymore as I used to through casual work. The profit from the business would be my income to help me meet my family needs."
Chepkemoi's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Chepkemoi received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"I expect my life to have changed in the next six months in that I will also be having a house to live in just like my neighbors. Building a new house to improve my home is ow the main focus and the money I get is dedicated to this course. As a yung mother, I desire nothing else more than having a decent home . This is going to be achieved by the end of the year 2019! The greatest achievement over the years of our marriage. My husband will also be running a petrol selling business that we are now contributing towards starting it."
Wilfrida's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Wilfrida received a $22 fourteenth payment.
"Once I am done with the renovation of the section of my house that cracked and collapsed, I will now focus on buying foodstuff such maize to stock for next year. I know that the transfers will stop early next year, so I want to stock maize because this farming season is not so productive due to the inconsistent rains that were also not so sufficient therefore I have no hopes any decent harvest."
Joseph's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Joseph received a $22 sixteenth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will have saved enough from my farm produce to clear all the school fees for my son on time. This will make him happy and work hard in school."
Roseline's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Roseline received a $22 tenth payment.
"With the plans we have for plastering the outer part of the house and painting the entire house once the plastering is done, I hope that in the next six months, there will be a total change in the general look of the house. I am more excited about the fact that I will no longer worry about having to smear the house using mud and cow dung to keep it neat as the plastering will take care of that."
Irene's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Irene received a $467 initial payment.
"I felt happy when I received the news from my son that money had reached my phone. I ululated and I feel proud because the construction process of my house has kick started."
Kenton's family
access_time almost 5 years ago
Kenton received a $467 initial payment.
"I felt happy when I received the transfer. It was my prayer that I also get land where I can build my home. I thank God for answering my prayer through GiveDirectly."