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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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Agnes's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Agnes received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs here in my village does not give the kind of support GD gives. With GD i am able to plan all by myself."
Mary's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives money that benefits the whole family but other NGOs like the one in our community benefits only the school going children because they are given shoes and books."
Christopher's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Christopher received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is having built a new house because the old one was almost crumbling down on us."
Julius's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Julius received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is transparent hence accountability is key in their way of work as compared to other NGOs."
Evans's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Evans received a $493 second payment.
"Give Directly deal with recipient directly while other NGOs deal with other agencies which are very corrupt."
Goretty's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Goretty received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly is different in that, givedirectly gives cash to spend on your heart desires and also it uplift one's standard of living."
Florence's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Florence received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy water pump for irrigating my farm and also spend some part of the transfer to plant tomatoes."
Karolyne's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Karolyne received a $493 second payment.
"Givedirectly help people with planning on how to use their transfers wisely before the transfers come but other NGOs do not."
Salina's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Salina received a $493 second payment.
"My life is different because I have managed to pay workers on time to prepare the parcel of land and in the next three months, I will be selling rice from the farm."
David's family
access_time over 6 years ago
David received a $493 second payment.
"The difference between Givedirectly and the other organizations is that Givedirectly is transparent and not biased in the enrollment of recipients as compared to the other organisation."