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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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Molly's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Molly received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to replace my roofing with new iron sheets because it is old and leaking. I've an intention of cementing the floor of my house because it is earth and demand frequent repairs. I'm also planning to buy some animals."
Milka's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Milka received a $98 initial payment.
"I'm planning to cement the floor of my house and fix windowpanes. I'm also planning to buy some livestock for remembrance of GD."
Emily's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Emily received a $98 initial payment.
"I plan to buy seats to furnish my house, and cemeny the floor and walls of my house. I also hope to start a small business in selling cereals and legumes, and also pay school fees."
Josphine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Josphine enrolled.
"I am proudest that I have educated my children upto the secondary level through hard work."
Dorcas's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Dorcas received a $492 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that is that I have a daily income from my business."
David's family
access_time over 5 years ago
David received a $492 second payment.
"GiveDirectly helps the whole household while other NGOs helps only school going children."
Janet's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Janet received a $492 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a toilet in my home."
Irene's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Irene received a $492 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a kitchen so I no longer cook on the field hence I don't get rained on."
Joyce's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joyce received a $492 second payment.
"GiveDirectly doesn't have middlemen while other NGOs have a lot of middlemen."
Elijah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Elijah received a $492 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a kitchen now and my children have where to sleep."