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.
Sarah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Sarah received a $471 initial payment.
"I sleep in a cool house that I mop compared to the days when my house was dusty and looking ugly. I also have a peace of mind since I have managed to clear my son's tuition arrears for the previous semester."
Hellen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Hellen received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I received the transfer, I felt like if it were possible for the donors to show up physically before me; I would greet, hug, ululate and appreciate them for the great work they have done in sending the money to me."
David's family
access_time over 5 years ago
David received a $471 initial payment.
"I became so happy for the assistance Give Directly gave me. As a matter of facts, Give Directly has delivered me from poverty because I used to live in a miserable life of putting on torn clothes, sleeping in ram-shackled house and above all living a single life. But since GD has given me this help I believe I use this transfers to construct a house and get myself a spouse who will comfort me."
Josphat's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Josphat received a $199 initial payment.
"My goal is to create more opportunities for earning income for my family ."
Solomon's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Solomon received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, this transfer has enabled me to acquire livestock that I hope to reproduce and be a source of my livelihood in the future. This therefore makes me feel very happy everyday waking up and setting my eyes on them."
Loy's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Loy received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my life is that I got healed because I managed to get treatment with the transfer. Secondly I have daily happiness, peace and joy simply because I'm able to eat food unlike when I was sick. I also managed to buy a bull which will ease cultivation in the near future when rains return."
Caleb's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Caleb received a $23 twelfth payment.
"My expect my life to change in the next six months in that, I will have enough food. I will have bought building materials ready to construct a decent house."
Hellen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Hellen received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, my heart is always filled with happiness. This is because this transfer enabled me to commence the construction of my permanent house. The old house I'm currently staying in developed a crack and I was always scared for my life."
Josephine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Josephine received a $547 initial payment.
"The biggest difference is that we are now of good health thanks to the support we received fro GD. With the condition, it would have been costly to settle the hospital bills on our own as a family. The city scan is usually very expensive and without the results, the condition would have worsened. My daughter and son are also recovering well and back in school."
Lewnida's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Lewnida received a $547 initial payment.
"The moment I received my first transfer, I was very happy and felt like my problems were all going to be solved. My daughter's school fee was going to be cleared and my house renovated."