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.
Rose's family
access_time 5 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is lack money for educating my children. I donot have money to pay fees for my children studying in Bukedea secondary school and kolir."
Stella's family
access_time 5 years ago
Stella enrolled.
"Receiving this money means that I shall be able to educate my children. I shall use the transfers to pay school fees for my girl studying Bukedea secondary school."
Christine's family
access_time 5 years ago
Christine enrolled.
"This transfers i intend to spend on buying land for farming."
Esther's family
access_time 5 years ago
Esther enrolled.
"Receiving this money means that I will be able to buy a piece of land for me to cultivate in order to get food."
Paul's family
access_time 5 years ago
Paul enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I am faced with is poverty. I do not have resources to facilitate my marriage and yet I would really wish to have a family of my own."
Gilbert's family
access_time 5 years ago
Gilbert enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I am faced with is poverty. Subsistence farming is what I do for a living and I do not have any other source of income."
Christine's family
access_time 5 years ago
Christine received a $527 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I could not have built our kitchen. We used to have a single house that served as the kitchen as well as the living room. Accordingly, I am so happy that my family has adequate space that is marked by separate cooking and living houses. Thus, we lead a better life, somthing that could not have happened if not for the financial boost from GiveDirectly."
Janeth's family
access_time 5 years ago
Janeth received a $23 twelfth payment.
"In the cumming six months, I expect my life to have changed because I will have improved my home. I will also have increased the land I farm by leasing a parcel that will be used to produce maize. The crop will be for my family consumption. Having more land means I will be more food secure."
Anna's family
access_time 5 years ago
Anna enrolled.
"Receiving this money means that I will be in position to build an iron roofed house. "
Ptisca's family
access_time 5 years ago
Ptisca received a $546 initial payment.
"I received the notification early in the morning. On checking to confirm, it was from GiveDirectly notifying me that finally my first transfer had been sent. I was filled with happiness for I never expected such a fortune in my life."