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Debula's family
Debula
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
casuall labour
faceAge:
57
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($461 USD)
access_time 11 days ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that my family now eats two meals a day unlike before we would eat only one meal a day.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt very happy because GD had accepted to help me.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to pay the brick maker worth 200,000ugx, food at 150,000ugx. I have saved the balance of the money for buying iron sheets,cement , one metallic door and two Windows for my house.
 
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access_time 2 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I will build a new iron roofed house for my family
What is the happiest part of your day?
During day time while interacting with my children and grands
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Lack of basic living requirements like food, poor housing among others