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.
Nicholas's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Nicholas received a $22 twelfth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that I will have bought a water tank for storing clean water for domestic use. I walk for a long distance to look for clean water for drinking during the dry seasons which is so tedious and time-consuming."
Sharon's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Sharon received a $542 initial payment.
"It was in the morning as I was preparing breakfast for my family when I received two messages. Upon reading their contents, I was overjoyed as one of the messages indicated that I had received the money I had anxiously been waiting for from GiveDirectly. At that moment, I started singing happily since it came at a time when I really needed help to save my shop from collapsing. The fact that this money was also non-refundable made me more happier."
Rechinah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rechinah received a $542 initial payment.
"It was in the morning as I was going on with my daily activities when my daughter informed me that I had received the money that GiveDirectly had promised us. At that instant, I was filled with happiness and I stopped what I was doing. I accompanied my daughter back home so that we could pray together as a family to thank God for His abundant mercies and blessings which He had showered unto us through GiveDirectly."
Patricia's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Patricia enrolled.
"When I receive this money, we shall build a better house for ourselves."
Margrate's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Margrate enrolled.
"Receiving this money means repairing the iron roofed house that I reside in.This is because it's in a bad state. "
John's family
access_time over 5 years ago
John enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I am faced with is lack of land for cultivation. "
Esther's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Esther enrolled.
"Receiving this money is a means of helping me to pay school fees for my children then the balance I will use for hiring land for farming ."
Janet's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Janet enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I am faced with is lack of money to retrive the piece of land that was leased."
Rose's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"Receiving this money is a means of helping me to get money to build my house ."
Leah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Leah enrolled.
"When i receive this money, I will build a house of our own to cut on expenditures on rent."