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Namunana's family
Small business
Eastern Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1685137 UGX ($444 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Am now a happy person
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
i just say thanks a lot .
What did you spend your second transfer on?
Am going to use my money to market produce like coffee, maize, beans and other produce. I bought three goats at 190,000, blanket at 45,000, children's clothes at 60,000, saucepans at 85,000, 1 kgAlot has been done of meat 10,000 and other basics like soap, sugar, salts etc
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($468 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I was lacking household items but with GD's support I was able to get what mentioned above.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was very happy because I didn't expect such an opportunity.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a plot of land at 1000000/=, 2 goats 200000/=, mattress 90000/=, bed sheets 20000/= and the balance is cater for sickness.
access_time over 5 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means transformation for my household from poverty to economic prosperity.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when lam Chatting with my husband after the day's work.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Biggest hardship I have faced in my life is food scarcity caused by having inadequate land as such the food I grow is not enough for my family.