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.
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Ruth's family
access_time 6 years ago
Ruth received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming transfer to clear the huge school fees balance for my 2 children in college and secondary school."
Evaline's family
access_time 6 years ago
Evaline received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to spend my upcoming transfer on buying water pump for irrigating my farm."
Bennard's family
access_time 6 years ago
Bennard received a $99 initial payment.
"l am planning to renovate and plaster my house and to start poultry farming."
Wilfrida's family
access_time 6 years ago
Wilfrida received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming transfer to buy building materials and expand my house and invest in selling tomatoes which will earn me a daily income."
Millicent's family
access_time 6 years ago
Millicent received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to spend the upcoming transfer on building a new house because my current house is too squeezed. I'm also planning to buy a cow."
Roseline's family
access_time 6 years ago
Roseline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming transfer to buy more materials to build a new house that can comfortably accommodate my household."
Molvens's family
access_time 6 years ago
Molvens received a $494 second payment.
"GiveDirectly staff are honest and we therefore get the transfers as promised unlike staff from other NGOs who steal items that are meant for the beneficiaries."
Joyce's family
access_time 6 years ago
Joyce received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my second transfer to complete the permanent house that my husband started building for me and buy more bags of corn to boost my corn business since i am aged i can not indulge in other demanding businesses."
Kennedy's family
access_time 6 years ago
Kennedy received a $494 second payment.
"GD gives cash directly to the recipients without any corruptions involved, unlike other organizations that pass items and funds through local authorities hence generating corrupt deals."
Emilly's family
access_time 6 years ago
Emilly received a $494 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that i have my house."