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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I never dreamed of having an investment like 2 acres of a sugarcane plantation but due to transfers from GD, the economic status of my family is getting really better.
My husband - the father of my children dumped me for another woman but GD gave me courage and a new hope to rise up again as a single mother and take the lead for my family. Am now determined because GD has given me hope - true hope.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was so happy and shouted for joy, I kept checking my account balance because it was too good to be true yet it was really true.i
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought 2 acres of a sugarcane plantation worth 1,300,000Ugsh.
I bought food for my children worth 100,000Ugsh and I Paid school fees and bought uniforms for my children worth 200,000Ugsh. I also used used 100,000Ugsh on treatment for me and my children.
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Recieving this money means a lot of things, I will be able to pay school fees for my children, furnish my house and buy a plot of land for my children to build on in future
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get to bed after the days work, I feel very relaxed and happy since I dont have anything to worry about.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I faced was when my husband chased me out of my house that we had built together after he had got another wife, I got stranded with my children since we had nowhere to go untill I went back to my parent's home.