We check in with people at each stage of the cash transfer process to see how things are going. Take a look at some of their stories as they appear here in real-time.
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have owned a cow that I had desired in life. The milk from the cow will generate income that I will use for buying basic needs like soap, clothes, food. Previously I used to do casual labour(working in people's gardens) to get income for buying basic needs at my old age.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I recieved my money, I became very happy because my desire to acquire a cow was going to be fulfilled.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer for purchasing a cow at UGX 870,000. I lent out UGX 500,000 in exchange of an acre of land and the remaining money I used for buying food.
access_time 5 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means I will be able to build an iron roofed house, buy a cow so that I can have milk, buy some household items for example beddings and clothes.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the noon time when I have had lunch.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I am faced with is poverty.
I am not able to help myself because I don't have resources to support.