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.
Dominic's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Dominic enrolled.
"I usually wake up at 6:00am, then I do house chores, afterwards Isit down with my phone scrolling online business opportunity that might interest me, this will depend if I get a business opportunity, if so I will do follow up in order to know more about that business. Afterwards, at around 2:00pm I normally go to our group where i usually take advantage of my free time to mingle and to do some clean ups. At around 7:00pm I head back home just to be with my family."
Valentine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Valentine enrolled.
"The biggest hardship which I face in my life is sickness because i don't have enough money to help me to afford better health services ."
Alex's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Alex enrolled.
"My top concern is housing because delay of rent payment results to the landlord locking my house thus leaving my family and i homeless. Paying rent and school fees are a burden since both are done at the end of the month and failure to honor either of them impacts heavily on my family leading to unending stress and conflict between my wife and I."
Sammy's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Sammy enrolled.
"My first priority is to set up a business of selling young children shoes. In my current area of residence, there are many children around without shoes. This business will be lucractive because I know it will boom in the market, improve my living standards and also provide employment to my wife who I can leave in the shop to run the business as I run other duties or jobs. Secondly, using the profits from the business plus some of this monies, I would like to take myself to school and undertake a computer course. Information technology courses pay off well. I would like to follow the path of my friend who studied Information technology , got a job and is doing very well in life. Lastly, I would go obtain my driving licence in order to be able to quip myself for my future hopes and dreams. This includes owning my own car that I can turn it to a taxi business and drive around or even get employed where I will require my driving licence."
Stephen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Stephen enrolled.
"My first priority will be to start up a business of selling brand new clothes. This is so because I had scouted for a place earlier and I couldn't proceed with my business due to lack of finances. With this business up and running, I will be able to have a constant job of my own that I can count on for income generation. I will also rent out a better place to stay in. This is my second option because in iron sheet houses cases of fire break outs are so common and they always frustrate ones effort. I would like to find a more secure house so that my growth in life can be stable. Lastly, I will embark on savings. I love savings because it helps me plan for my tomorrow. If I run a business without saving any coins then my future isn't guaranteed."
Jennifer's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jennifer received a $470 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that,I'm stress free and happy because GD has reduced my problem.Secondly I used to sleep in dusty house but now I'm going to plaster my house."
Anna's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Anna received a $470 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that,I'm happy that I'm going to build my permanence house."
Barbra's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Barbra received a $470 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily is that, I can afford all the basic needs at home. Am also expecting to build an iron roofed that I will sleep."
Charles's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Charles received a $470 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money, I felt very happy."
Sarah's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Sarah received a $470 initial payment.
"The moment I received my first cash transfer, I felt happy."