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.
Christine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Christine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is lack of money for buying land to farm."
Caroline's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Caroline enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is lack of money for buying land to settle with my family. "
Jesca's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jesca enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is sickness. My children have serious malaria that always requires blood transfussion and has made me sell some land inorder to get money for thier treatment. "
Loyce's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Loyce received a $452 second payment.
"My life has changed a lot than it would have been if I never received the transfer in terms of standards of living because earlier life was so difficult. I have built house, I have bought household items and above all feeding was the biggest challenge I faced due lack of money to buy food."
Ivan's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Ivan received a $452 second payment.
"My life is different in that, before I could not join an institution because I had no money to pay my tuition. Thanks to transfer I got from GiveDirectly which has enabled me to join an institute to undertake an Information Technology course. Now I'm sure my future is bright."
Betty's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Betty received a $452 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because I have opened a restaurant and from it I get some money that I can use for paying school fees and meet any other family basic need. In a good day I can get a profit of UGX 20,000 and in the worst day I get UGX 5,000."
Yvanita's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Yvanita received a $23 eighth payment.
"My life will be different from how it was because I will have bought the sheep that I plan to keep within my compound and probably make some profit from them in the future when they will have given birth."
Loy's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Loy received a $452 second payment.
"My life is now different in that, I have been able to afford a cow and finish my permanent house. When this cow produces, it will give me milk and also income in the near future."
Florence's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Florence received a $452 second payment.
"I am happy because the cash transformed my life from living in a leaking grass thatched house to constructing a three roomed iron roofed house. My life would have been very hard, had I not received the cash transfer, my hut would have collapsed on me."
Hellen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Hellen received a $452 second payment.
"If I had never recieved the transfer, I would not be in position to own a set ox plough. hence timely and extensive cultivation."