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.
Emilly's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Emilly received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives us the cash directly to us to use according to our needs, unlike other organizations that take the responsibility of helping but they then disappear before committing to the responsibilities."
Micha's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Micha received a $493 second payment.
"I have not seen other NGOs working in this area."
Pamela's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Pamela received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to pay school fees for my sons who will be joining college."
Thomas's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Thomas received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs come with fixed projects that are sometimes not a priority to the recipients, while GD sends transfers directly to the recipients and they are able to use it based on their immediate expenses or needs."
Zachary's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Zachary received a $493 second payment.
"I built a house for my son and now he can sleep well and do his reading peacefully after school. I have a pit latrine and my business is doing well."
Florence's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Florence received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives a lot of money while other NGOs give very little money."
Benta's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Benta received a $99 initial payment.
"We are planning to pay dowry with the upcoming lumpsum transfer."
Ludia's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Ludia received a $493 second payment.
"I will soon plaster the house once the workers start working and this will relieve me from constant repair of the walls and floor which has been consuming so much of my time."
Susan's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Susan received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs like Afya Nyanza does not give substantial assistance like GD because my children were given rubber shoes and sweets at times which does not make any impact in life."
Rose's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Rose received a $493 second payment.
"GD has improved my life."