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.
Margaret's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Margaret received a $451 second payment.
"My life is different in that I now sleep in an Iron roofed house which has saved me from the struggle of looking for grass thatch for renovating the hut yearly."
Alex's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Alex received a $451 second payment.
"Had I not received the cash transfers, I would be struggling to feed and take care of my family. Life was very stressful without money to buy basic needs and food. My life is different now because I can purchase basic needs and food for my family and this has improved the nutrition of my children."
Stella's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Stella received a $451 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if I had never recieved the transfer in that it has enabled me to plan on building. This was far from coming true if I had not recieved transfers."
Esther's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Esther received a $470 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I am now happy most of the time because I have acquired the items that I had lacked in my household like a bull, bedding and started the process of construction."
Abubakar's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Abubakar received a $451 second payment.
"Before I received Give Directly transfers, I used to wonder whether I would also have achieved what I have right now. I'm so happy that My standards of living have improved from sleeping in a grass thatched house to Iron roofed house. I also never had a bed and mattress but thanks to Give Directly now I sleep on a big bed and new mattress as well as dress well."
Jesca's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jesca received a $470 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, my household is now presentable with the construction of the permanent house in progress, we are living happily as a family."
Peter's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Peter received a $526 second payment.
"My life is different because I did not have a constant source of income and most of the time we used to stay hungry when we had no food which is not the case as at now. Had it not been for GiveDirectly I could have not built a permanent pit latrine because I worked only to feed my family and could not save enough for such project. I thank GIveDirectly for making my burden lighter and enabling me to have peaceful mind by sending me the transfers"
Hellen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Hellen received a $451 second payment.
"My life is different in that I am living in joy as I see my house being completed, my children in school and able to do as I please financially. Before, I would be thinking on how to handle such issues."
Janet's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Janet received a $458 second payment.
"My life is different in that am now able to feed well and I dress well like a boss, generally my body is looking healthy."
Rose's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rose received a $458 second payment.
"My life is much different in that It has enabled my children to study. In the past, it was very hard to get school fees in time."