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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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Janet's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Janet received a $493 second payment.
"My life has changed because l was so stress up about the debt l was having with the micro-finance, but because of GD l am now relived."
Odembo's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Odembo received a $475 third payment.
"I spent my second transfer on building an iron roofed house.I also paid school fees for my child,bought 1 sack of maize and bought food for my family."
John's family
access_time over 6 years ago
John received a $493 second payment.
"Am now in cemented floor so my wife is no longer repairing the floor and walls all the time as before."
Wycklif's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Wycklif received a $493 second payment.
"My life has changed because l now have hopes that l will have nice house."
Jenipher's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Jenipher received a $493 second payment.
"I was worried of the small house I had because it was too squeezed and couldn't fit my households but now I have a bigger house."
Consolata's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Consolata received a $493 second payment.
"Other NGOs are very corrupt while GD is very transparent."
Florah's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Florah received a $493 second payment.
"Other organizations only use us and our details for personal gains, not as GiveDirectly that says something and does exactly as they say."
Paul's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Paul received a $475 third payment.
"I spent my second transfer on expanding my house and plastering it.I also paid school fees for my son in secondary school."
Edwin's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Edwin received a $476 third payment.
"I was living in a mud house which I have made permanent. I have sorted most of needs ( made a step ahead) and now thinking of other different goals."
Siprosa's family
access_time over 6 years ago
Siprosa received a $475 third payment.
"I spent 40000 KES to extend and cement my house, bought a cloth for 2000 KES and spent some on food."