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Takuya's family
Subsistence farming
Eastern Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1685137 UGX ($444 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Am just happy for receiving the transfer.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Everything is good
What did you spend your second transfer on?
Am using my transfer to plaster my house, i bought 3 trips of sand at 210,000, 25 bags of cement at 45,000 each totaling to 1,125,000
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($476 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I just had unusual happiness.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was very happy.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I am just going to buy construction materials worthy 800,000/= and I will have to remain with the balance and plan what to do with it.
access_time 6 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Recieving this money means that it is going to boost my income in terms of buying assets like cows and land which can later be sources of income to solve my problems.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is afternoon when i am spending time with my family after our morning garden work.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I have not faced any big hardship in my life