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1449800 UGX ($400 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying iron sheets and bricks to complete my three bedroom house so that I can move out the grass thutched house I have been sleeping in.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer in that my life has improved alot from a grass thutched house to an iron roofed house and from sleeping hungry due to lack of food to having a meal. So I thank Give Directly for its support.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion Give directly does to train well disciplined and respectful employees who are focused on delivering the best services to us.
1519800 UGX ($419 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second transfer to start building a house because I have been living in a leaking thatched house. I also bought a cow because I will be able to take milk when it gives birth and I am able to keep my money there
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I am no longer stressed about the leaking roof
405775 UGX ($117 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought iron sheets, a matress and am making bricks
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning on constructing an iron roof house when i get my next transfer because i sleep in a grass thatched house which makes me suffer during rainny season.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on building a metal rooftop house because the grass thatched one i am living in links.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of is farming because its where i get some money.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is when one time i was going back to school and before i reached my school bag was stolen and it had everything including my school fees. This hurt me in a way i spent the whole term at home.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get to play some football.