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.
Malaki's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Malaki received a $546 initial payment.
"The moment I received money from GiveDirectly, I was so happy and excited. We did not believe until we saw the message."
Samuel's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Samuel enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I face is lack of money to enable me buy land. "
Joice's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joice received a $546 initial payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am so strong. I believe that I will build the house soon enough."
Jack's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jack received a $546 initial payment.
"I was very happy and surprised because initially I did not believe Give Directly will fulfill their promise. I had never received such amount of money in my life."
Jane's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Jane enrolled.
"My husband has been unwell for a long time now.He has been complaining of pain on the waist and knee joints and lately his feet are swollen.We have visited various hospitals but have not been able to get him the right treatment.It has drained us financially.This is the biggest hardship i have faced"
Melvin's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Melvin received a $437 initial payment.
"The moment I received money from GD, I was so happy. I did not believe it since I have never handled such an amount of money in my entire life."
Joyce's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Joyce enrolled.
"Receiving this money means that i will be able to start my own business as a vegetable vendor. This will help in sustaining my family as a single mother."
Nabirye's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Nabirye received a $444 second payment.
"It has lifted me from poor life to good life."
Alvicer's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Alvicer received a $546 initial payment.
"I was very happy when I received the money because I knew that all my problems were solved.I had to call my husband to inform him of the good news even thought it was at night,I was not at home at the moment."
Simion's family
access_time over 5 years ago
Simion received a $546 initial payment.
"When I got a message confirming that I had received money on my phone I felt so happy. I knew this will relief me from the stress which I had about how I would have gotten the money for completing my house."