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.
Eunice's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Eunice enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having been a successful farmer and managed to buy a goat with proceeds from the sale of my crops. "
Janet's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Janet received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails and build a simba for my son. I also plan to buy cement, sand and pay labour to cement the floor and walls of my house to finish."
Jane's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"GD has changed life in the whole village."
Teresa's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Teresa received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs give loans and require us to put in shares first which they at times disappear with but GD gives nonrefundable cash which improves our life."
Maseline's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Maseline received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails, and build an iron roofed house for my family. I also hope to clear school fees arrears."
Samwel's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Samwel received a $493 second payment.
"I had dreams but it was impossible for me to achieve since i am disabled. I managed to pay dowry and build a pit latrine in my compound that i will move to and my children are settled in school. I am so grateful to GD's support."
Wilkista's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Wilkista received a $493 second payment.
"I no longer stay in a dusty house i managed to plaster it and took care of family issues."
Margaret's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Margaret received a $493 second payment.
"I now live in a good iron roofed house as oppased to the one I lived in which was in poor condition."
Sarah's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Sarah received a $493 second payment.
"The other NGOs give us items which may not be our priorities, while GD gives us cash hence gives us a chance to choose what we want."
Sophy's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Sophy received a $493 second payment.
"GD helps improve the life of the poor by giving direct transfers."