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 received a $452 second payment.
"My life is now different in that, I have been able to meet my daily needs and most of all, we bought a cow that will produce and help us in the future. In the past, we lacked most of the basic needs and life was a shame, simply because we never had money to buy them."
Lucy's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Lucy received a $452 second payment.
"My household was full of inadequacies, the provision of this cash transfer through GiveDirectly provided relief to me and my household members. I used to be stressed on how to sort family problems but now that is history. Paying medical bills, tuition, feeding and accommodation had been major challenges but through the support, I can say that they are now sorted."
Selina's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Selina received a $452 second payment.
"My life life is different in that, I have been in position to get materials that I intend to use for constructing an iron roofed house, I couldn't have got these materials had I not received money from Give Directly."
Florence's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Florence received a $452 second payment.
"My life is different in many ways than it would have been if I never received these transfers because I have shifted from a grass thatched house to a permanent house, I have paid school fees, debts and bought household Items which were lucking in my home. My life is at peace now because previously I never stopped thinking how I was going to pay off the debt I acquired and so many other needs required in the household."
Sharifah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Sharifah received a $459 second payment.
"My life is different in that, I'm now sleeping in a permanent structure not again in a grass thatched hurt. Secondly I can now afford to have meals three times in a day not like before when we could hardly have a meal in a day."
Joyce's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joyce received a $452 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I had never recieved the transfer in that I am now leaving a healthy life. Now, I am able to go collect treatment as and when I need it. I am less stressed now."
Clare's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Clare received a $452 second payment.
"My life is different in that I also feel respected in the community because I have built a nice house. Before I received this cash transfer I was idle without any job opportunity. The cash transfer empowered me to build a house and start a comfortable life. I am now volunteering and looking forward to getting a good paying job."
Charles's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Charles received a $452 second payment.
"Had I not received GiveDirectly cash transfer, I would be sleeping in a leaky grass thatched house. Thanks be to GiveDirectly who have enabled me sleep in a better iron roofed house, specious enough to stay in."
Janet's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Janet received a $452 second payment.
"My life is now different in that, I'm now living in a better house than the one I used to. I never thought for a moment in the past that I could also build a house. This is because of the poverty that had stricken my family."
Norah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Norah received a $452 second payment.
"Give Directly's transfers have helped me seek for treatment and build a house. My standards of living and health have improved a lot than it would have been if I never benefited from Give Directly."