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.
Esther's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Esther received a $546 initial payment.
"I was very happy when I received the money."
Rono's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Rono received a $546 initial payment.
"The moment I got the money I felt like I had moved out of slavery of poverty as for now I have my own house and a cow"
Philipina's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Philipina received a $546 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life buying a dairy cow and maize corn which was difficult to get and iron-sheets for constructing a house for my kids who were sleeping under a grass thatched house."
Scovia's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Scovia received a $470 initial payment.
"I felt so good and honored for receiving money from an organization. I was so happy as well."
Tabitha's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Tabitha received a $451 second payment.
"I used to sleep down on the floor but now i sleep on a mattress and on a bed, i am now eating well, i have also bought my cow. that's a biggest difference in my life"
Richard's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Richard received a $23 sixth payment.
"I expect my life to change for the better. In the next six months I expect to buy another cow for milk for sale and consumption."
Christine's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Christine received a $470 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have got a peace of mind because I have been in position to get back my two gardens, that were taken as a result of the loan that we failed to clear. I have also got good bedding's for my children."
Nalumansi's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Nalumansi received a $451 second payment.
"I am now feeling better because GiveDirectly has given us the money to do what we could not think of doing now due to the financial constraints."
Nyende's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Nyende received a $451 second payment.
"I had a small house but now i have built a bigger house for myself and i now have some animals for grazing."
Beatrice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Beatrice received a $546 initial payment.
"I received the message when at home at the time. I did not believe and I had to call my co-wife to help me confirm. I was so exited."