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.
Eunice's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Eunice received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer."
David's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
David received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to complete buying building materials and then construct a new house."
Caroline's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to build a house with the upcoming lumpsum transfer."
Mary's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have moved from a hard mat to orthopedic mattress- one recommended for a healthy living. Initially, I used to sleep on a hard mat that could make us suffer frequent backaches and this is no longer the case."
Isabela's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Isabela received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy a cow for milk. I also plan to buy ironsheet, timber and nails to build a simba for my son."
Agnes's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Agnes received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash while other NGOs gives goods."
Pamela's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Pamela received a $493 second payment.
" The biggest difference in my daily life is that my child now has a house to sleep and no longer go ta ask"
Esabela's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Esabela received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations give help informs of loans which must later be paid back, unlike GiveDirectly that do not ask to be paid back."
Penina's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Penina received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am now living in a more spacious house where everyone of us can breath fresh air and find a place to sit as opposed to before when we were living in a small house that we exceeded its carrying capacity/ threshold."
Margaret's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Margaret received a $493 second payment.
"I now have poultry house so my chicken have a good place to sleep in and I also have the hopes of soon plastering my house."