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1519800 UGX ($420 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying building materials and i am building a house of my own so i will be able to stop renting
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if i never recieved the transfer in a way that even me who was renting i was able to acquire a plot of land, build ,buy beddings for my children which i didn't have in thought
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion GiveDirectly does well to give us money and we help ourselves in improving our standards of living as a community though i do not see anything that GiveDirectly does not do well
1519800 UGX ($419 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second transfer to buy a plot at 1200000 because I have been renting for so long without my own place.I also bought bricks which i will use to start building
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I now own land and o know I am going to own a home soon
405775 UGX ($117 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
Iron sheets mattress blessings bathing trough and charcoal stove
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on building house because now am renting and meeting monthly rent due is hard sometimes.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is buying a plot. I bought this plot after selling my good rice harvest.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship am facing in my home is poverty due to low yield production of crops which is my main source of income to sustain my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when am conversing with my husband and children.