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Abasa's family
Abasa
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
21
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($403 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my third transfer to buy a plot of land since i was using my father's land and now wanted to be independent, i also used some money to buy clothes so that i can also look smart in the village
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would be because i now have good clothes and also feel independent
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion unconditional cash is good as it gives us the chance to get what we desire
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($420 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my some of my second transfer to buy household utensils because I have not been having anything in my house except a small bed
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I now hopes of acquiring my own land so I am stress free
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($118 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Bought iron sheets, matress, shoes, clothes and bag
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Buy land, build a house and start a business- a shop or agricultural produce store
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to use the money as fees and go back to school and Invest in mobile money biz for sustainability.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement was when I bought this bicycle which has ease my movement esp to and from town.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is abject poverty which has forced me out of school yet I want to continue.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is between 5 to 7pm when am with fellow youths around the centre.