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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is the happiness I feel having managed to get back my piece of land that I will leave to my children. Prior to getting this money, I was always worried of what I will leave for my children as an asset should I die.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt like I was the most lucky person on earth. I was so happy!
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer Ugx 1000000 to get back land that I had given out in exchange for money to build a permanent house.
I then spent some to buy some house hold items such as a bed, mattress, utensils, and clothes.
I also spent some money on feeding my family.
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means I will be able to retrive the piece of land that I leased out so that I can cultivate and get food to feed on.
I will also buy a cow that can reproduce and support me in the future. With this, I will be able to have milk and some other products that I can sell off to raise money in the case that some eventualities arise.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning when I wake up healthy. I am able to work and earn some money /food that I can feed on.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I am faced with is sleeping in a leaking house. My house is sub-stansard because the materials that were used to construct it were not of good quality. A lot of holes have been created by rats and infact anything can enter inside. I am at risk but I can't do much since I don't have money to put it right.