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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest differnce in my daily life is that, my self esteem has been elevated because I now own a bull and have some land for crop cultivation which will provide enough food for the household.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my first cash transfer, I felt happy because my plan of buying a bull and acquiring additional land for crop cultivation had been sorted. Before I received my first cash transfer, I used to go begging for bulls in order to plough land which would some times happen very late hence poor yields.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my cash transfer worth UGX 700,000 for buying a bull in order to support in ploughing. I lent UGX 1,000,000 to my neighbour in exchange for an acre of land until it is paid back.
access_time 6 months ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means i will be able to buy my own land since my parents just gave me a small plot of land.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is the afternoon when i have come back from my work and i am now with my family eating together.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i am facing now is limited land for agriculture where i am not able to have large harvests.