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1686157 UGX ($441 USD)
over 5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different in that,now I also own livestock which I would not have managed to get if I never recieved the transfer.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion Give Directly has helped people build houses.It has not done anything wrong.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I have spent my second transfer to purchase livestock at 1600000ugx and there is balance of 33000ugx.
1754517 UGX ($468 USD)
over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference I'm expecting is an increase in crop production, after buying bulls that are to ease farming.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money I became very happy.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I have not yet spent my transfer, but I'm planning to spend on purchase of bull, household items and some for buying food.
almost 6 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i am faced with is inadequacy of farm land. I am not able to cultivate as much as i want because of limited space.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the noon time when i am chatting with other members of the family.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means i Will be able to buy a piece of land, buy livestock and household items.
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