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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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John's family
access_time over 6 years ago
John received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a iron roof house with my upcoming transfer since my current house is smaller and thatched."
Monica's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Monica received a $493 second payment.
"GD fulfills their promises so soon as compared to the other NGOs here."
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Elizabeth received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is my nut business which earns income for my family and also the solar lamp that lit my house at night, this has also reduce my expenses on paraffin."
Eunice's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Eunice received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that i no longer share room with my sons since i have built a house for them."
Joseph's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Joseph received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is open to everyone who wants to participate in the program and is transparent.The money given to the recepient is also unconditional unlike other NGOs where a few people are chosen and one has to give out bribe to be enrolled in the program."
Samson's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Samson received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives unconditional cash transfer to poorest households directly and on a timely basis a compared to other NGOs."
Benter's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Benter received a $493 second payment.
"Through its cash transfer system, I now have livestock and am not under stress to pay back because it was not inform of a loan which I need to pay back unlike other NGOs which only give loans."
James's family
access_time over 6 years ago
James received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly transfer cash directly to recipient while other NGOs follow long bureaucratic procedures. "
Rose's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Rose received a $99 initial payment.
"I would like to build a new house and pay school fees for my children"
Francis's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Francis received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives out unconditional cash transfers unlike other NGOs where the money given is limited to a specific use."