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.
Barbra's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Barbra received a $452 second payment.
"My life is different in that I have achieved my dream of contracting permanent structure ( two bed roomed house). Before I had only grass thatched hurts in my compound. I also added household goods which have beautified my house. I could not have got all this if I never received my transfer."
Francis's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Francis received a $452 second payment.
"I am so healthy because the cash transfer empowered me to build a house and also provide basic needs for my household. Secondly, the cash transfer enabled me to pay school fees and pay off my old loan. I am now happy and stress free."
Silvia's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Silvia received a $452 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer in that I have managed to construct an Iron roofed house for my self, I tried to look for money that would enable me do that before but all my efforts were futile."
Pelina's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Pelina received a $452 second payment.
"My life is different in that, I have owned better house hold items that I didn't have before and above all our family produce business has greatly been boosted with this transfer because we were able to all the required stock."
Betty's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Betty received a $452 second payment.
"If I had never recieved the transfer, I would not be in position to have a comfortable bed. Now that I received the transfer, I have comfortable bed and sleep. "
Catherine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Catherine received a $452 second payment.
"My life is now different in that, I have been able to sleep in a better permanent house. The house I previously stayed in, was almost falling on us."
Zaituna's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Zaituna received a $459 second payment.
"My life has changed because I used to sleep In a dilapidated house and I believe very soon I will be sleeping in a good house courtesy of Give Directly. I used to struggle a lot looking grass for thatching my house but this is coming to an end."
Josam's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Josam received a $459 second payment.
"My life is now different in that, the motor bike I bought now makes for me daily income which I never used to make in the past. This helps me to meet my daily needs."
Alfred's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Alfred received a $452 second payment.
"My life different in that, I'm very happy that I was able to get my wife tailoring machine for her business. This business has enabled us to provide for the family and she is also providing services to the community. Before it was very hard we did not have source of income though my wife had the skills, I could not buy her the machine because I had no money. In addition I can also move easily and on time because I have repaired my bicycle. I no longer ask for people's bicycles to facilitate my movements."
David's family
access_time over 5 years ago
David received a $452 second payment.
""Had I not received the cash transfer, I would have been too depressed because of the debts and lack of agricultural inputs. My life is different now in that I own an ox that has boosted my work force. In addition to this, the cash transfer enabled me clear my debt burden. I am now a debt free man because of the cash transfer.""