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1685137 UGX ($444 USD)
5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I now have a house of my own as compared to the olden days.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Everything done by GD is good and perfect, I have not seen anything bad.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I have not yet withdrawn my transfer but I am planning to blaster my house and buy a cow for rearing.
1754517 UGX ($468 USD)
over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have been able to finish my house
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt good and stopped worrying.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
i have renovated my House and put in a few things that were lacking and have also built a toilet.
over 5 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is food shortage.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the morning when am preparing my children for school
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means getting financial support for economic development
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