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.
Hellen's family
access_time 6 years ago
Hellen enrolled.
"The proudest achievement is that managed to finish my house to the state it is now since my husband passed away."
Rose's family
access_time 6 years ago
Rose enrolled.
"The biggest hardship is that house is poorly made and when it rains it becomes flooded."
Margaret's family
access_time 6 years ago
Margaret enrolled.
"The achievement that I am proudest of is that I was able to buy one bull that I have been using in ploughing my farm using money that I got from our village lending and saving scheme called SILK."
Peter's family
access_time 6 years ago
Peter enrolled.
"The biggest hardship that I face in my life is that our income is very low and this is a challenge as we are not able to afford three meals in a day like other families."
Monica's family
access_time 6 years ago
Monica received a $99 initial payment.
"We (recipient and spouse) plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on upgrading our house."
Millicent's family
access_time 6 years ago
Millicent received a $99 initial payment.
"We (recipient and spouse) plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on completing house expansion and plastering the inside, and also purchase of 1 bull."
Hellen's family
access_time 6 years ago
Hellen received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on plastering the inside of my house, paying school fee and buying a cow."
Rose's family
access_time 6 years ago
Rose received a $99 initial payment.
"I plan to spend my upcoming lump sum payment on secondary school fee payment, purchase of small livestock and Fixing the remaining in an Account for my younger children’s school fee in future."
Emily's family
access_time 6 years ago
Emily received a $99 initial payment.
"l am planning to build iron roofed spacious comfortable house since the one l have is very small and linking."
Caroline's family
access_time 6 years ago
Caroline received a $496 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs give loans."