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Ali's family
Motorcycle or bicycle taxi
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($401 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on repairing my motorcycle, buying food for my family and clothes for my wife.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer because ever since I joined Give directly I have been able to easily provide for my family which would have been very hard if I never got the transfer.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion Give Directly does well in its selection of those to get the transfer. It's fair and open and it has a heart for the poor.I don't jave anything it does not do well.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($419 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my transfer on buying a motorcycle since i had wanted to start up a tax service in our village.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Being able to operate a business of tax service in our village.Am now earning a daily income and also saving same money.Am happy
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($118 USD)
access_time almost 8 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
Bought solar, fixed a door to my house, bought a place on a stage (where I could be based to ride a boda boda), spent on some household expenses
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Buy my personal boda boda so that i can generate some income.since the one am riding is for someone
access_time almost 8 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to furnish my house buy my own motor cycle for income generation and land for food production.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement in my life is this house iam staying in with my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I ve faced in life was offering labour for rich pple with no payment in return.i work so hard not to go back in that bad situation again
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I balance my boss.s daily remittance and I also remain with balance to buy nacessities for home use.