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Eseza's family
Eseza
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
23
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($399 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
Oh yes, commercial farming ! I spent my third transfer on farming because I bought sugarcane seeds for planting and also paid Labour to people who did the weeding before I could plant it.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than if i didn't receive a transfer because i wouldn't have been able to carry out commercial farming since its expensive.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Well ! Everything was done well. for instance , the staff used to check on and they were well behaved.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($424 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying land on which i will construct my house and vaccate the house I am renting especially because renting is costly.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Being able to own my land is the biggest difference in my life. I have been renting for a long time despite the difficulty I find in paying the monthly rent because I had no land of my own however with the transfers I was able to acquire my land and I will soon have a house of my own.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($112 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a goat because I wanted to get more money after rearing it,I also bought some households like mattress,clothed radio and a blanket.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I feel happy because I bought what I was lacking in my life.Thank you.
 
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access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We are planning to spend our transfer on buying land and build a house to shift from rental and the remaining balance to buy some livestock.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement in my life is buying a bicycle because it made fetching water and transport more easy
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I am facing currently is feeding the family because I have no sustaining income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening after a long work day.