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Grace's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1660965 UGX ($454 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is much different in that I now own a three roomed iron roofed house compared to the past where I had no money to start up the construction of my house.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion GiveDirectly does so well to give the poor to give us money that has helped us alot in our families. However, on the otherhand I would advise GiveDirectly to always conduct rigorous investigations on the recipients' status instead of relying on rumours with in the community.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent all my second transfer of UGX1,660,965 to purchase construction materials to complete my house which was at the ring beam level.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($470 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life happiness for I am going to own a spacious iron sheet roofed house.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt so happy to extent of being out early that day.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy building materials such as cement, and sand for building an iron sheet roofed house.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means a good plan for me, to get money, to construct bigger and a better house for my family .
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is always morning hours because of God protects towards me throughout the night.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship which I face in my life is always a financial problems .