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Demeteria's family
Demeteria
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
73
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1686157 UGX ($449 USD)
access_time 1 month ago
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How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
The difference in life is that I love a good life now than before, for example I was able to complete my house, bought my livestock and household items
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Give Directly did well to kick poverty out of my community. However nothing GD has done bad
What did you spend your second transfer on?
Recipient has not yet spent her lump1 transfer yet.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($476 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Happiness is greatest change in my life and even sickness is not common in my life.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt so happy and thanked Jesus Christ and GD for the assistance.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I have not started using my transfer but am going to buy cows, build a house and buy some beddings.
 
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access_time 5 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that, i will be able to complete constructing our iron roof house.This will then provide a comfortable shelter for my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Evening time is my happiest part of the day.This is usually after having a meal with my beloved husband.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship comes in being unable to complete constructing our iron roof house which has lasted for many years.