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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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Susan's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Susan received a $493 second payment.
"I moved to my own compound and built a three roomed house and bought a cow too. I am thankful."
Rose's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Rose received a $493 second payment.
"I have a new house, my old one was falling off and my current spouse could not help."
Eunice's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Eunice received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have a daily income from my business."
Mary's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"My previous house was very small and we were squeezing ourselves in it, but now I live in a much bigger house with enough rooms that my children can find where to sleep."
Elizabeth's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Elizabeth received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have my own house now."
Tobias's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Tobias received a $493 second payment.
"GD does not lie like other NGOs that my child was enrolled many years ago and i have never received any support."
Emily's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Emily received a $493 second payment.
"Other organization are full of corrupt officials in that they take for themselves what meant for their recipients, unlike GiveDirectly that is very transparent in the delivery of cash to the recipients."
Judith's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Judith received a $493 second payment.
"I was able to send my daughter to secondary school, and my son was able to copmlete his secondary school; I woudn't have raised the money were it not for the transfer. i now have a pit latrine and also a source of income from my quarry business."
Silpa's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Silpa received a $493 second payment.
"GD sends transfers directly to the recipients and they get the amount that was stated, while other initiatives by other NGOs are done through other people who sometimes involve themselves in corruption."
Margret's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Margret received a $493 second payment.
"I have since bought some construction materials that I will use to construct my house, am therefore confident and certain that I will move into a much bigger house with better roofing and one with better walls that I can safely keep my belongings in."