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.
Mary's family
access_time 6 years ago
Mary enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have in life is lack of adequate income to take care of myself and my family. "
Judith's family
access_time 6 years ago
Judith enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I struggled to take care of a child whom was abandoned by the mother when the child was sick and less than one year old, until now he is a grown man."
Alice's family
access_time 6 years ago
Alice enrolled.
"The achievement I am proudest of is that I used to burn charcoal that I used to sell in Kisumu,this enabled me to build this house and pay school fees for my children."
Priscah's family
access_time 6 years ago
Priscah enrolled.
"I am currently facing hardships in terms of feeding my children. We are at times forced to miss some meals as prices of goods have gone up and most of the times I provide food alone because of the neglect from my spouse. "
Elizabeth's family
access_time 6 years ago
Elizabeth received a $5 initial payment.
"I am hoping to fully develop my plot which I bought so that I can better my life and family life and to start up a poultry business."
Susan's family
access_time 6 years ago
Susan received a $5 initial payment.
"In the next six months, I would be able to expand my business and operate it under large scale."
Anna's family
access_time 6 years ago
Anna received a $451 second payment.
"My life is different that it would have been if i never received money, i am now happy because i have managed to resolve most of the issues that have been pressing me."
Christine's family
access_time 6 years ago
Christine received a $451 second payment.
"My life is different than it would have been if i never received money in that i have been able to acquire many household items that i did not have, with this money i managed to complete the payment of the plot, i now have hope of going back to school to upgrade in the nursing course. This money has also enabled me to take my daughter to a private boarding school which is far much better than a government day school where she has been. Above all feeding has grately improved and am so grateful to Give Directly."
Peter's family
access_time 6 years ago
Peter received a $451 second payment.
"Give Directly has abled me to get a garden that am going to cultivate and bycile which has easied tranport for myself, this transfer has brought a great difference in my life because I didn't have where to cultivate and tranport was also costly, I couldn't have got all these items without Give Directly's tranfer."
Stella's family
access_time 6 years ago
Stella received a $451 second payment.
"My life is different with this transfer in that I have been in position to complete my house that had stayed for long without completion because of lack of money, my family income has also been boosted because of this music sytem and Television that people come to watch and pay money and am expecting increase in my harvest this season because of the additional gardens I hired."