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Fatina's family
Subsistence farming
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($404 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
Well,I spent my third transfer on buying a solar panel,matress,I also bought a hoe so that i can dig and bought uniforms for my children
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
If I didn't get a transfer,I wouldn't have been able to buy a bicycle for easy transportation,soral panel for proud.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
I just thank you and pray that you continue serving us.thanks
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($420 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my first transfer to buy a plot of land for me and my children. My husband died and my inlaws sold off his land so my children and i never had where to grow crops so i chose to by land.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is being able to buy land. I have been suffering with my children and after getting my second transfer, i decided to buy land
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($112 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on medication for my child who was sick and also part of it i made a down payment on a plot of land hoping to pay the rest of the money when i receive the second transfer.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
With my upcoming transfer,i am planning to spend it on clearing the remaining amount on my plot of land and the remaining money i will start up a small business of selling vegetables so that i can be earning something to help us at home.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on building house and the remaining to buy land for cultivating.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is starting a small business which is sustaining my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is making ends meet. Providing basic needs to my children is too hard for me.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the afternoon when I receive many customers to my business. These sales make me too happy.