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Gizamba's family
Gizamba
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
55
workCampaign
Uganda Disaster Response
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
2339550 UGX ($616 USD)
access_time 7 months ago
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Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was at home, then I saw a message of mobile money. I felt so happy and the first thing was to buy a cow for my self which I have now done
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
There is a big difference in my life. I have managed to bug my cow and also a solar system for lighting my house
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
Buying a cow
 
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access_time 1 year ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
I want to buy a piece of land in sironko Town so that I can be safe with my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happy because I hope that life will get better especially when I see yielding good.i get excited because its my source of income.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The challenge I am facing is water coming from uphill. This water destroys the house crops.As a result,there is a hunger strike in my family because the water never stops co.ingvfromup hill especially during the rainy season.Besides that,the rocks also fall crom up and our lives are endangered.I feel so scared.