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.
Pamela's family
access_time 6 years ago
Pamela received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to build a new and larger iron roofed house. I'm also planning to build a pit latrine because I don't have one at the moment."
Phoebe's family
access_time 6 years ago
Phoebe received a $99 initial payment.
"I have small house and therefore I will construct a more spacious one and should I remain with some of this my upcoming lumpsum payment, I will start general shop/ kiosk."
Onyango's family
access_time 6 years ago
Onyango received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning on spending it on building a new spacious house for me and my family."
Beatrice's family
access_time 6 years ago
Beatrice received a $496 second payment.
"GD has change my life by giving me hope in life because l now know that l am going to have a very comfortable house."
Pamela's family
access_time 6 years ago
Pamela received a $496 second payment.
"I am now able to earn a living from my own effort because I now own my own tailor shop"
Margaret's family
access_time 6 years ago
Margaret received a $496 second payment.
"GD sends direct transfers to individual households and they can independently decide what to spend it on depending with their priorities, while other NGOs come with specific fixed items that are sometimes given in very small proportions and might not even be someone's priority."
Ludia's family
access_time 6 years ago
Ludia received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to repair the house and start a business."
David's family
access_time 6 years ago
David received a $99 initial payment.
"I'm planning to extend my house, cement its floor and walls and then buy cows with rest of the money."
Eunice's family
access_time 6 years ago
Eunice received a $496 second payment.
"My business which I started with money from GD is giving me steady income and am now able to comfortably feed my family from the proceeds."
Beatrice's family
access_time 6 years ago
Beatrice received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to use my upcoming lump-sum payment to build a new house and organize for my dowry payment."