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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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Clare's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Clare received a $493 second payment.
"Before I constructed my kitchen/store, I was being rained on whenever I was preparing meals. But now I have a safe place to prepare my meals and also keep some of my belongings."
Collins's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Collins received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs do not give cash transfers to recipients to budget with like GD."
Pamelah's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Pamelah received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is corruption free interms of enrolling recipients and delivering the cash, unlike other organizations that only benefit those known to their officials."
Wilfrida's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Wilfrida received a $493 second payment.
"Other Ngos like Mango focus their attention on orphans solely while GD targets the entire poorest households."
Jane's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs are taking to long to facilitate their support while is very first. "
Caren's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Caren received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives the cash directly to the recipients and it's a good amount of money, unlike other organizations that give very little simply because their officials take the better part of the gifts."
Rose's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Rose received a $493 second payment.
"I have a big difference in my daily life since I am now having my own house as opposed to before when I was homeless-sharing a house with my co-wife. I am now having full authority under my roof and again my I have gained a higher standard of privacy."
Phoebe's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Phoebe received a $493 second payment.
"Some NGOs are corrupt while GD is very transparent."
Beatris's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Beatris received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I don't need to be worried when I have visitors since I am now having a bigger house- more spacious to accommodate my family members and them. Initially, I had to walk around the village looking for people to help me accommodate my guests, and this could be embarrassing."
Penina's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Penina received a $493 second payment.
"Initially, I lived in a mud house that stood on a precarious foundation and this could pose a threat to us due to its condition, however, we are no longer living in fear since we have built a better house in courtesy of GD, the biggest difference in our daily life."