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Nuhu's family
Subsistence farming
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($400 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my third transfer to buy food for the family since the season was dry with no harvest, i also bought a plot of land since i was using clan land which is not enough
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different thay it would be because i managed to get food to save my family from hunger
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, GD does a good thing giving us cash because it makes you decide for your self
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($419 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying doors and Windows for renovating my house because i had failed to renovate.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that am happy because I have almost received all the things that I was lucking in my life.thanks Gd
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($117 USD)
access_time almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my first transfer to buy sand for construction and also a solar panel for charging my phone and lighting
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I want to use my next transfer on furnishing my home so that it looks like for other nice homes and also pay school fees for my children
access_time 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to improve my house, boost my farming by buying more land and pay school fees for my children
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is this house which I built through selling of bricks and produce.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is getting money to buy daily home nacessities. Being a farmer our produce is seasonal and with poor prices .
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is in the evening when I go to the trading centre to meet with friends.