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.
Mathew's family
access_time 5 years ago
Mathew received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I received my first cash transfer, I felt happy because I would start constructing my permanent house that is specious enough for us to stay in."
Daniel's family
access_time 5 years ago
Daniel received a $471 initial payment.
"That minute when I realized that I had received my first cash transfer, I felt excited. I sat down with my spouse and started budgeting on how to spend it."
Margrate's family
access_time 5 years ago
Margrate received a $471 initial payment.
"This transfer has tremendously improved my daily life in that, I have regained ownership of the land that I mortgaged. This makes me excited because I now have more land for crop production."
John's family
access_time 5 years ago
John received a $471 initial payment.
"I felt really happy the moment I received my money. This is so because I had never had a chance to hold an amount as this. "
David's family
access_time 5 years ago
David received a $471 initial payment.
"Every day that passes by leaves me happy and with rejuvenated self esteem. That is because I am proud to be one of the beneficiaries in this program. I used to have low esteem in my village with no one willing to identify with me due to my low status."
Elizabeth's family
access_time 5 years ago
Elizabeth received a $471 initial payment.
"My daily life is different in that, I live a happy life because I managed to renovate my house therefore I slept well without any worries. I'm able to feed my family on kind of food stuffs we feel like because I have put aside some money for buying food."
Margret's family
access_time 5 years ago
Margret received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I had received my transfer from GiveDirectly, I felt very happy because It was my first time to receive such an amount of money."
Teddy's family
access_time 5 years ago
Teddy received a $471 initial payment.
"The GiveDirectly transfer has affected my daily life positively in that, I have bought part of the building materials for the construction of my permanent house. Previously, I never had the money to begin doing this work hence am living each day happily."
Daudesia's family
access_time 5 years ago
Daudesia received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I received my first cash transfer, I couldn't hide my joy. That is because I was supported to pay school fees and I would build a specious house that my children will stay in."
Esta's family
access_time 5 years ago
Esta received a $471 initial payment.
"Being able to build a permanent house that will give me a comfortable lifestyle such as good sleep, no leakage and enough space when it's complete is the biggest difference in my daily life."