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Anna's family
Anna
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
42
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1652800 UGX ($451 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer for buying a bull at 400,000ugx, a cow at 550,000ugx, a mattress at 100,000ugx. I hired 2 gardens at 450,000ugx for a period of two years
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, Give directly did well to give us money. I don' t see any thing that Give Directly did not do well.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different that it would have been if i never received money, i am now happy because i have managed to resolve most of the issues that have been pressing me.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1719800 UGX ($474 USD)
access_time over 6 years ago
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access_time over 6 years ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i am facing is inadequacy of farm land, sleeping in a leeking house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when i am with my children and telling stories.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means i will be able to build an iron roofed house, buy a piece of land and household items.