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.
Charles's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Charles received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different in that am feeling good, looking healthy and younger because of having money, am also stress free."
Tabitha's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Tabitha received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I'm enjoying each day with a peace of mind like never before. This is because, I no longer worry over issues that need money."
Esther's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Esther received a $471 initial payment.
"I now have piece of mind after starting the construction of my permanent house, I am happy because I will stop the hustle of looking for grass and renovating my house on yearly basis."
Ann's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Ann received a $471 initial payment.
"I felt too happy the moment I saw mobile money notification from Give Directly and I thanked the Donors and GD team for helping me. The reason as to why I thanked donors is that they have me helped me a lot because I did not think or imagine that I could build a house on my own."
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Elizabeth received a $471 initial payment.
"My heart is filled with a lot of joy because I have resumed the construction of the house. I have stocked a lot of food in my house and I'm no longer struggling with feeding anymore hence having peace of mind. My sleeping conditions were very poor and this transfer has enabled me procure bedding's."
Dinah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Dinah received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different in that, I now have Livestock and gardens which I plan to use to plant my food crops to sustain my family. Secondly I have completed to construct my house. I would have not managed to complete my house if I never received my transfer."
Geofry's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Geofry received a $460 second payment.
"had I not received the cash transfer, I would be homeless without a house. My life has really changed alot and I am very happy. I can also afford to buy other basic necessities because GiveDirectly empowered me."
Michael's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Michael received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I received my cash transfer, I felt happy because I had started construction of my nursery school, the wall was at roofing level but I had lacked money to complete it to enable the learners study in a conducive environment."
Babra's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Babra received a $471 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, my standard of living has greatly improved because I feed well hence I'm living each day much more happier than before."
Grace's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Grace received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different in that I have put on weight because I eat a balanced diet. I have also bought oxen and hence fourth I will also be ploughing in time."