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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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Moses's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Moses received a $493 second payment.
"I got transfers when we never had food and I thank GD for making my children stronger. Since then they have been getting sufficient food and balanced diet, the biggest difference in my daily life."
David's family
access_time over 6 years ago
David received a $493 second payment.
"Am now able to easily carry my working tools and reach my work place at the right time with the help of my motorbike."
Molly's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Molly received a $493 second payment.
"I had a small house but i afforded to expand it and now i am happy living in it because i now have my own room away from the children. I will revive my saloon business from which i can earn a daily income."
Lydia's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Lydia received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives large sum of money while other NGOs gives small amount of money."
Caren's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Caren received a $493 second payment.
"Initially, I lived in an old iron roof, that could pour water on us, making us terribly cold, affecting us with malaria. The biggest difference is that we are now living warmly and healthy in under the new roof."
Mary's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Mary received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives us the cash directly hence we are able to make choices on how to spend the cash but other organizations pass their help through other officers who at times to get it to us or if it gets to us then it comes with so many conditions on how to spend it."
Judith's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Judith enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I'm facing currently is on paying school fees for my child in secondary school, I have a lot of fees balances to clear and not sure when I will offset them since I have no constant source of income."
Claudias's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Claudias enrolled.
"The achievement we're proudest of is having been able to educate our first born child upto secondary school,he's currently in form two and doing very well."
John's family
access_time over 6 years ago
John enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I'm facing currently is on making ends meet,we fully relay on farming which in some cases does not do well due to drought. "
Joyce's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Joyce enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is the fact that I have continued to support my children through their education, even in the face of financial challenges. "