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.
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Annah's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Annah received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to repair my old temporary house with the upcoming payment."
Hey's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Hey received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to build a new house since i still live in a rental house."
Dorren's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Dorren received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations give funds but they never get to the intended persons because the local authorities are corrupt, unlike GiveDirectly that gives the cash directly to the recipients through phone transfers."
Mildred's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Mildred received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a kitchen and repair my house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer payment."
Grace's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Grace received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to pay school fees for my children and start a tailoring business with the upcoming lumpsum transfer payment."
Millicent's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Millicent received a $493 second payment.
"I have already started ploughing because I now have my own oxen,this has saved me from the stress of failing to farm because I could not manage to cater for the cost of farming."
Rosemary's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Rosemary received a $493 second payment.
"GD is working with a lot of trust and honesty while other Ngos have been tantalizing us with donations which are never forthcoming."
Calleb's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Calleb received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that my son is going to finish school since I paid his fees,"
Zadock's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Zadock received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment on building a permanent house and to boost my stone mining business."
Helida's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Helida received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives us money directly, and we don't succumb to cases of paying bribery while other Ngos channel our donations through the hands of other people who we need to bribe in order to collect them."