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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.
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Grace's family
access_time 3 days ago
Grace received a $22 twelfth payment.
"I suffer from stroke due to the challenges I face in life. There was so much happening yet I was the only one who had to meet all these responsibilities. There were no means of how to achieve them which led to me getting sick due to too much pressure in my life. Give Directly came into my life and my life changed. I am more hopeful and ambitious in life. I believe that in the next six months I would have fully recovered and will resume my normal duties."
Joseph's family
access_time 3 days ago
Joseph received a $22 fourteenth payment.
"I do not have any plans at the moment. My main goals are to ensure my children get quality education and they don't get distracted in school. I do not want them to stay out of class due to lack of fees. I have a feeling that if I start other projects then I might affect my ability to school them."
Ezekiel's family
access_time 3 days ago
Ezekiel received a $23 eleventh payment.
"In the next six months, I expect to have started rearing pigs and God willing by then they will have given birth. This will give me the hopes of raising my children's school with a lot of comforts."
Catherine's family
access_time 3 days ago
Catherine enrolled.
"Receiving this money will mean that I will be able to educate my children with ease. I have been struggling to pay schoool fees with the produce from farming which has not done well this time round."
Rose's family
access_time 3 days ago
Rose enrolled.
"Receiving this money means that I will be able to buy enough food for my family. This is because, I can do a lot digging due to my old age."
Margaret's family
access_time 3 days ago
Margaret received a $22 thirteenth payment.
"I am planning to save and buy building materials i.e. iron sheets that I will use to finish building my kitchen. I shall have a beautiful and spacious kitchen by the end of those months."
Malisa's family
access_time 3 days ago
Malisa enrolled.
"Receiving this money will mean that I will renovate my house that I sleep in. The house is dusty because the floor is not finished. I will then buy a bull that will support in ploughing because my household can not afford to hire a tractor."
Mathew's family
access_time 3 days ago
Mathew enrolled.
"Receiving this money will mean that I will spend it on building a Permanent house because the one I sleep in is leaking and hence not conducive for human inhabitation."
Joyce's family
access_time 3 days ago
Joyce enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of money to cater for the household's basic needs like medical care, school fees and other requirements. These makes me stressed and hence causin diseases."
Martha's family
access_time 3 days ago
Martha enrolled.
"The biggest hardship I have faced is lack of enough money to cater for the household needs. This is because we have limited land to practice agriculture which is our main source of income."