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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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Mary's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"Am now very happy because my chickens that I bought with the Token are now really thriving."
Pauline's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Pauline received a $493 second payment.
"Give Directly compares with other NGOs operating in our village in that GD is efficient and effective yet without conditions, we are very grateful. On the other hand, the other NGO operating here has corrupt staff, and the benefits are insignificant."
Benta's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Benta received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference is that my daughters have not been sent home for school fees and I have also bought iron sheets for building."
Jane's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Jane received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash while other NGOs gives goods."
Christine's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Christine received a $493 second payment.
"My current house is now very spacious and I no longer borrow utensils from the neighbours whenever I have visitors because I have my own utensils."
Irene's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Irene received a $493 second payment.
"Since my bride price has been paid, we now have peace between our two families and we can now concentrate on having a new home."
Ruth's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Ruth received a $493 second payment.
"My life has improved I now have a descent house which I didn't know I would own in my life after my husband died leaving me without a house. I also managed to pay school fee without straining because before I could work on peoples farms in order to pay school fee."
Caroline's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Caroline received a $493 second payment.
"GD has changed my life by giving the money directly to me."
Rose's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Rose received a $493 second payment.
"My life has improved because my house was almost falling but I manged to repair it so its in good condition."
Sarah's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Sarah received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly is very commited to what they say, unlike other organizations that never commit to their word."