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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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Anjelina's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Anjelina received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to pay school fees for my children."
Molenter's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Molenter received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to complete payment of school fees for my two children in secondary school."
Jenipher's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Jenipher received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to buy cement, sand and pay for labour to cement the walls of my house."
Jane's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"I am relieved of the stress looking for school fee for my son who is soon joining campus because I have already saved for him."
Dorothy's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Dorothy received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash direct to recipients while other NGOs gives cash through other parties to recipients."
Moses's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Moses received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly's main office keeps in direct contact with the recipients hence no corruption, unlike other organizations that get in touch with the community through the local authorities who promote lots of corruption."
Maveline's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Maveline received a $493 second payment.
"My life has really changed because my spouse was using other people's boat to earn a living but now we have our own boat that we get daily income from it and daily food, l also have a place where l am going to put up home."
John's family
access_time over 6 years ago
John received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is very truthful while other NGOs are't truthful."
Hezborne's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Hezborne received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations call community members to seminars but nothing productive comes out of it, unlike GiveDirectly that gives the cash to the recipients once they are identified."
Josephine's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Josephine received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am now living in a healthier and more secure house as opposed to before when I lived in house with walls made of iron sheets, which was terribly hot during the day and cold during the night."