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.
Maculate's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Maculate received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am relieved to be having these bulls to help with ploughing gardens during rainy seasons."
Felix's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Felix received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is happiness. Before I used to have a lot stress because I didn't have money to do certain things and my girl friend even doubted me marrying her."
Angella's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Angella received a $471 initial payment.
"The mobile money message came in when I was in the garden. When I read the message, I could not believe my eyes. I was too excited to the extent of leaving the garden work as I dashed off to withdraw the money."
Silver's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Silver received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am lively and full of joy because I acquired a piece of land. I also feed well because I am able to buy good food."
Hellen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Hellen received a $471 initial payment.
"I came out of my house and shouted with joy. I screamed with excitement and praised God for giving me this opportunity. I felt happy because I had never received such a huge sum of money in my life. From that moment I knew my problems were no more."
Lazaro's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Lazaro received a $471 initial payment.
"On that day,my nephew knocked at my door and woke me up. When I came out, he told me that I had received money from GiveDirectly. I was very excited and I encouraged him to construct a house for me."
Magret's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Magret received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I'm much more happier than before. This is because, this money has taken away stress from my life."
Pulisikira's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Pulisikira received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I recieved the money, I felt over excited to the extent that breathing was failing me. This was also my first time to receive such a huge sum of money in my life."
Elizabeta's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Elizabeta received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I'm a much more happier person than before because; I can also afford whatever I need."
Giladesi's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Giladesi received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I received the money, I was very happy. This is because, this money was going to help me acquire the basic necesities of life that I lacked; most especially medical."