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.
Joel's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Joel received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am free with my in laws since I paid my wife's dowry."
Joseph's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Joseph received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to tile my house and buy livestock with my upcoming lump-sum payment."
Danish's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Danish received a $493 second payment.
"It's not a must that I work for others to get food as I used to do before because my wife's business is doing well and I also have some food in the house."
Joshua's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Joshua received a $493 second payment.
"My life has improved because I have cows which I consider an investment."
Tom's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Tom received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have an income from my business hence I can meet my family's daily needs."
Conslata's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Conslata received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations have very poor ways of distributing helps to their reciopients hence promoting corruption, unlike other GiveDirectly that gives the cash directly to the recipients through phone transfers."
Peter's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Peter received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives the cash to recipients without asking to be paid back, unlike other organizations that gives money or materials in forms of loans then they carry their recipients' properties in case they don't pay back in time."
George's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
George received a $493 second payment.
"I feel comfortable and at ease because I have an extra source of income from the business I opened and I also have livestock which are also investment."
Elizabeth's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Elizabeth received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to buy materials to expand, plaster and rough cast my house."
Mary's family
access_time almost 6 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"My life has improved because I'm able to afford daily meals from the income I get out of the business I opened."