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.
Gift's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Gift received a $464 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on plastering our 3 roomed house which we had build using the second transfer. I needed to put up a decent house since I had lived in a very bad and small house for long, and was determined to put up a decent house. I spent the balance on installation of electric power which is still on process."
Peter's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Peter received a $464 third payment.
"I bought two cows to keep and later sell in case of emergency, I also bought sofa sets because the one I had before were old and worn out, I also leased a rice farm in case the produce is good i will sell and get profit and the remaining for my own."
Nancy's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Nancy received a $464 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on completing payment for a motor cycle (25,000 KES) that my husband used to hire before, to buy it for ourselves . I had already paid part of second transfer for the same, and we sold livestock to help us clear the debt."
Lucy's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Lucy received a $464 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on building material such 35 pieces of iron sheets, roofing timber, round poles and 20 bags of cement that I will use to build a house."
Philip's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Philip received a $464 third payment.
"I bought two cows with my last transfer to help me in milking and make profit out of this I can say this was the major thing I did and also I leased a rice farm of one acre and the rest I bought some clothes and other small things."
Jackline's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Jackline received a $484 second payment.
"If I would not have received the transfer, I would not have paid college fees for my child but he would be staying home due to lack of fees and also I would not have cemented my house."
Hellen's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Hellen received a $464 third payment.
"I spent my third transfer on plastering my roomed house(40,000 KES) since it was always my dream, and so GD just came i to facilitate me in fulfilling my dream. I also paid Secondary school fee for my child (7,000 KES)"
Veronica's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Veronica received a $464 third payment.
"I used the transfer to rebuild a new house because the previous one was small so I bought cement, sand, cement, and paid the builders."
Patricia's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Patricia received a $464 third payment.
"I plaster my house and bought 3 goats with some part of my third transfer then use the remaining on food, furniture and school fees."
Mildred's family
access_time almost 7 years ago
Mildred received a $464 third payment.
"I leased a two acre piece of land where I have grown rice using my third transfer. I have also bought pesticides for them using some of the money and I believe when it does well, I will get more income. Thanks to GiveDirectly."