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.
Julius's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Julius received a $471 initial payment.
"The moment I received my money, I became very happy because I was going to full fill my plans that I budgeted earlier."
Joseph's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joseph received a $453 second payment.
"My life has changed alot in that I can now pay for my medical bills and buy food for my family compared to the past where I was stressed about medical bills, lack of food and other necessities. This cash transfer also helped me pay for my children's school fees. Life was very difficult because I could not afford to even hire a farm land for farming."
Magret's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Magret received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different in that, I have constructed my a permanent structure for business which I could not have managed if I never received the transfer."
Esther's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Esther received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different in that I have a peace of mind because I was able to get back ownership of my land since I had no other land to cultivate."
Merab's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Merab received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different in that I am now healthy and happy because I eat good food. Secondly, I now sleep on a comfortable bed. This would not have been possible because I had an old tattered mattress. I was able to acquire basic house hold items that I could not buy due to lack of money."
Esther's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Esther received a $453 second payment.
"First and foremost I am very happy that my life is different in that I feed well because I can afford to buy a variety of food. Secondly, I have built a house with the cash transfers because in the past I was living under a grass thatched house. Thirdly, I was able to buy basic necessities for my children. All these would have not been possible had I not received the cash transfers."
Ismael's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Ismael received a $453 second payment.
"My life is much different in that I sleep under a nice iron roofed house. I also wear presentable clothes and I dress like a responsible person. In the past I was living under a leaking house and under I was leading a stressful life. "
Anna's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Anna received a $453 second payment.
"My life is different in that, I'm happy because I have my Livestock which well help me farm when the season starts for planting crops. I could not have got this Livestock if I never received the transfer."
Jeniffer's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jeniffer received a $453 second payment.
"The biggest different in my life is that I'm able to buy food in my house, I have also gained some weight because I'm able to feed well. GD is like my spouse now because it has provided me with money since I'm a widow."
Hellen's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Hellen received a $453 second payment.
"There is a lot happiness ever since I received GD transfers and my standards of living have improved because I'm able to change my diet."