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.
Ruth's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Ruth received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy ironsheet timber and nails, and pay labour to build an iron roofed house. I also plan to pay school fees for my children."
Hellen's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"We are planning to buy cement and sand to plaster the walls and floor of our house."
Benter's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Benter received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy more ironsheet, timber and nails, and paid for labour to build an iron roofed house for my family."
Evans's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Evans received a $493 second payment.
"I am at peace because without the money my brother would not have sat for his exams but thanks to GD."
Jacqueline's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Jacqueline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to increase my stock and also pay school fees for my children."
Manoah's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Manoah received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy iron sheets and pay school fees for children."
Isaiah's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Isaiah received a $493 second payment.
"GD has liberated me from the heavy burden of school fees; I received the transfers when my children had been sent for school fees and they were just staying at home with me, however when I got it and cleared for them their school fees, everyone became happy and we are all living with happiness, the biggest difference in our daily lives."
Winnie's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Winnie received a $99 initial payment.
"We will pay dowry and repair our house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer."
Caren's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Caren received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy cement, sand and balast, and cement the floor and walls of my house.cement the floor and walls of my house."
Damaris's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Damaris received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations only give help on specific areas, unlike GiveDirectly that gives cash for one to use in any area of their concern."