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Justine's family
Subsistence farming
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($402 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
Oh yes,house! I used my third transfer to build a house because I was staying in my brother's house.I wanted my own house.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
If I didn't get a transfer,I wouldn't have been able to buy land and even built a house. Because I was being helped by my brother who was not also well off.thanks
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Helping us financially was so good but other people didnt get money yet they are poor too.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($424 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second tranafer to buy a plot of land since i was staying at my brother's place who offered me where to stay as i raise my children
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life was getting land to build and stay safe with my children
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($112 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my first transfer to buy a cow because i wanted to rear an animal at home.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was so happy when i received the money. made alot of noise in excitment
access_time over 7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend the transfer on buying a piece of land where I can build a house and take care of my family because where I am staying right now is not my home.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is when my two children completed their Senior four exams and passed their exams.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life was when I borrowed some money to pay for my son's school fees and it was difficult to pay back.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is evening time because this is when I rest from my day's work.