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.
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have bought my solar and my home looks like town with the solar light and every thing in my house is new.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer I felt happy, we woke up at night and could not sleep a gain. We danced, ululated in jubilation.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy a 2 mattresess at 195,0000ugx, a bed at 80,000ugx, bedsheets at 30,000ugx, 4 basins 20,000ugx, food basket 18,000ugx, a radio at 30,000ugx, 2 jerrycans at 12,000ugx. I also bought food at 20,000ugx, a solar and a battery at 140,000ugx, clothes at 186,000ugx. My husband visited my parents and gave them 400,000ugx. The balance of the transfer I intend to use it for starting a business.
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means to Educate my child. This transfers i intend to spend on paying school fees for my child studying at Akuoro primary school and buying household items.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest moments is when iam chatting with neighbours and this is always in the afternoons.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i face is lack of money to pay school fees for my child studying in Akuoro primary school and buying household items.