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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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Peter's family
access_time 6 years ago
Peter received a $494 second payment.
"Give Directly do their cash transfer secretly and there are no strings attached thus able to plan for yourself, unlike other NGos where they do their activities putting people together that cause wrangles most of the time"
Nereah's family
access_time 6 years ago
Nereah received a $99 initial payment.
"I want to build my house and finally buy a cow "
Mary's family
access_time 6 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship has been on paying school fees for our child in secondary school. The vegetables farming which we rely on takes time before it can be sold for profit.During this time our child is always sent back home due to fees arrears."
Benta's family
access_time 6 years ago
Benta enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I'm facing currently is on paying school fees for my children in secondary school.I rely on farming to make ends meet but farming in itself is seasonal and not able to sustain the family needs throughout the year."
Peter's family
access_time 6 years ago
Peter enrolled.
"The achievement I'm proudest of is having saved money from vegetables farming and used the money to pay school fees for my child who is currently in form two and doing very well."
Alice's family
access_time 6 years ago
Alice enrolled.
"The achievement I'm proudest of is having been able to build our current house, we used to live in a thatched roofed house which would leak during rainy seasons making our lives a nightmare."
Thomas's family
access_time 6 years ago
Thomas enrolled.
"The achievement I'm proudest of was when I saved some money after harvesting rice and opened a second hand clothes business but I got robbed of all the profits I had gotten and that was the end of my business . It's been a hustle since then."
Rose's family
access_time 6 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"My proudest achievement is having been able to raise my children single handedly to the level they are now. My husband died many years ago leaving us with nothing to fall back on. "
Alice's family
access_time 6 years ago
Alice enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I'm going through is on making ends meet since other than farming which I do on very small scale, I do not have any other sources of income. "
Herma's family
access_time 6 years ago
Herma enrolled.
"My biggest hardship in life is lack of money to pay school fees for our children. "