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Rose's family
Rose
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
23
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($401 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on building a 3 room house so that I can have a strong spacious house for my family and orphans whom I look after.
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 a way that I now have assets and a spacious home which can accommodate the orphans who I cater for. I no longer have worries of being congested in a small house.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, Give Directly does well to send aid directly to vulnerable people in form of cash. What Give Directly does not do well is leaving out the LC Chairpersons while giving transfers.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($425 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying a plot of land in which I am planning to construct a house and get out of renting. I also bought some beddings like mattress because the one I had was very old and torn.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now posses land which i could never have dreamt of buying before. Soon I Will be building a house and stop renting.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($112 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying goats for rearing, rented some land for cultivating as well as buying food for my family.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money i danced as I made a ululation.it was unbelievable for me.
 
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access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to start a shop business with the transfer.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is my children who are a source of my joy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The death of my first husband is the biggest hardship I have faced in my life.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is night time because it's when I rest.