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.
Monica's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Monica received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that I am very happy because I have managed to buy the cows which I have always hoped to own and this gives me the belief of a better life in future. The business I started will also enable me to regularly buy food for the family. "
Caroline's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Caroline received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that we have achieved great respect in the community since we managed to construct a new house that looks much better than the previous small and old one. "
Monicah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Monicah received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference I have seen in my life is that I have been able to do most of the things I would not do because I am a widow and did not know where to get money to buy food and even pay school fees for my children. I am grateful to GiveDirectly for making my life less difficult. "
Peter's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Peter received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is being able to move from a very small house to one that is decent and big enough. I can now comfortably arrange my belongings neatly in my new house. The business I started gives me income that enables me to buy food and other basic needs. "
Caroline's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Caroline received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is having cleared school fees for my daughter in form one and owning a home. I have peace of mind because I do not have school fee debts."
Ricardo's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Ricardo received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now have electricity in my house and no longer buy parrafin for use, I have bought building materials and will soon move from my smaller house to a bigger one in my own compound away from my father's compound."
Maxwel's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Maxwel received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is having paid dowry for my wife.I am happy she officially married to me after paying dowry. I am also certain of my son joining secondary school next year without school fees problems. Thanks to GD for giving me a new meaning of life."
Everline's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Everline received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I used to borrow irrigation pipes and generator but now I don't because I have my own and the money I used to spend to hire irrigation equipments I can now use to buy rood for my family."
Eunice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Eunice received a $491 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is being able to buy building materials for my future house. I am hopeful I will move from this old house after receiving my last transfer. Thanks to GD for the support.I could have not done this on my own."
Roseline's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Roseline received a $491 second payment.
"The daily difference in my daily life is that my son has enrolled for a wiring course, my children are now healthy unlike before, I no longer live in a dusty house because I have plastered the floor and am very happy."