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.
Margret's family
access_time 5 years ago
Margret received a $473 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, my health has improved because I am living with HIV/AIDS. I was able to receive adequate treatment with part of that money. "
Florence's family
access_time 5 years ago
Florence received a $454 second payment.
"My life has changed that I acquired a piece of land that I will farm on this coming season. When I start farming on this land I will be able to sell the produce from it that will help sustain the well being of my household and also enable me purchase more farmland."
Loy's family
access_time 5 years ago
Loy received a $454 second payment.
"My life is different in that my family now sleeps comfortably in under a well roofed house, unlike before the wind had blown off the roof and we had no money to properly fix."
Charles's family
access_time 5 years ago
Charles received a $454 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I had not got transfer in that I acquired a motorcycle that is helping generate income to sustain my family."
Naome's family
access_time 5 years ago
Naome received a $454 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been in that I am able to go back to school. Before, I had no hope of being at school."
Grace's family
access_time 5 years ago
Grace received a $461 second payment.
"My life is different in that, I now have household goods and Livestock which I never thought I would get if I never got the transfer."
Charles's family
access_time 5 years ago
Charles received a $454 second payment.
"There's a lot of happiness because poverty has reduced in my household. I had issues settling my children's tuition but these transfers have helped me a lot solve the matter. I was able to clear debts for the piece of land that was used as collateral security for burial arrangements of my parents. Thanks to GD for I now have full ownership of my ancestral land."
Stanley's family
access_time 5 years ago
Stanley received a $454 second payment.
"My life is different in that am happy and my mind is settled having got the Give Directly transfer because it enabled me construct the house which I needed most."
Esther's family
access_time 5 years ago
Esther received a $454 second payment.
"I have been able to acquire many house hold items with in a very short time. For instance I have been to acquire oxen for agriculture and house hold items for use at home. My life has improved alot because the cash transfers have reduced the burden of responsibilities that I had before. Had I not received the cash transfers, my life would have been so horrible and unbearable. I would be looking for manual jobs to make ends meet."
Elizabeth's family
access_time 5 years ago
Elizabeth received a $454 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never recieved the transfer in that I have a peace of mind as I am assured of proper feeding and treatment when I get sick."