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.
Langat's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Langat received a $22 eighth payment.
"With the current plans and and xpeace in our household, I have grrat expectation and in the next six months, my livestock farming will have picked. I have a plan to obtain goats for the start which God's willing will breed and grow to a better numbeer. we will in turn sell some in order to purchase a heifer. It is our prayer that GiveDirectly will still stay inour village to see our village transform into a better village."
Amos's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Amos received a $45 fourth payment.
"My life is currently different from how it would have been had I never received the transfer is that now I have good clothes and shoes to were before I use to walk bare food because I could not afford to buy one."
Kabibi's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Kabibi received a $539 initial payment.
"When I received a message indicating that I had received money from GiveDirectly, I felt happier and peaceful than before for it was my very first time to receive such an amount of money. It was through this money that I knew that my life was going to change and I saw myself achieving what I had yearned for, for a long time."
Tabu's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Tabu received a $539 initial payment.
"On receiving an SMS notification indicating that I had received the money I had anxiously been waiting for from GiveDirectly, I was joyful and my face was all smiles. The happiness that I had was beyond explanation and all I could say was thanks to God for bringing GiveDirectly at such a time of need and to prosper them in their endeavours so that they may continue blessing other people."
Kitsao's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Kitsao received a $539 initial payment.
"Receiving the transfer to me brought great joy into my family and I felt like I have finally been freed from a bondage of poverty that had struck me for a long time. For the first time, I felt God was fulfilling my hearts desires through GiveDirectly."
Safari's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Safari received a $539 initial payment.
"The moment I received an SMS indicating that I had received money from GiveDirectly, I was filled with happiness and we had to celebrate as family. I have been a charcoal burner for so long and receiving this money brought peace into my family as we no longer lack some of the basic things we need."
Rosbela's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rosbela received a $22 eighth payment.
"In the next six months l expect to have completed renovating the house."
Joanes's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joanes received a $22 seventh payment.
"In the next six months l expect to have started a large scale cattle farming."
Jacob's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jacob received a $22 eighth payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that, I will have harvested my cabbage and use the money to join collage."
Irene's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Irene received a $45 third payment.
"I expect my life to change in the next six months in that, I will have bought items in readiness for joining college which is what I want to achieve first."