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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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Lucy's family
access_time 5 years ago
Lucy received a $492 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is corruption free while other NGOs has a lot of corruption."
Claris's family
access_time 5 years ago
Claris received a $492 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have iron sheets and soon I'll have an iron roofed house."
Rose's family
access_time 5 years ago
Rose received a $492 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I no longer plough with my hands but with my cow."
James's family
access_time 5 years ago
James received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to buy an incubator for hatching eggs for the chicken business. I also plan to buy a deep freezer for making icecream for selling, as a money generating activity."
Ogwenya's family
access_time 5 years ago
Ogwenya received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to pay school fees for my son who joined form 1 this year."
Ester's family
access_time 5 years ago
Ester received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to replace my roof with new iron sheets because it is currently leaking. I'm also planning to cement both walls and floor of my house.Currently it is earth and get dusty easily. Besides, it is expensive to repair frequently."
Daniel's family
access_time 5 years ago
Daniel received a $98 initial payment.
"i plan to build an iron roofed house, because the house an currently staying in is very small and in poor condition."
Zachary's family
access_time 5 years ago
Zachary received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to buy a dairy cow, and a cosntruct a cowshed for the cow to sleep in."
Elijah's family
access_time 5 years ago
Elijah received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to buy an ox-plough and two oxen to facilitate my farming activities."
Millicent's family
access_time 5 years ago
Millicent received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to spend on farming, and use part of the money as capital to start a maize selling business so that I may have an income. I also plant buy ironsheet, timber and nails and build an iron roofed house."