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Nabulumba's family
Nabulumba
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
22
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($404 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying a plot of land (30ft x100ft) as an asset for my children. I also bought live stock for rearing at home.
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 can ably provide basic needs for my family with ease.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, what Give Directly does well is independently assessing eligibility of recipients without influence of leaders.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($419 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
Well, a cow! I used my second transfer to buy one more cow because I want to have many cows to improve on my household income. I now have 2 cows from GiveDirectly's transfers. I am excited.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Seeing myself having a number of cattle for milk in the local market. I had 1 cow from my 1st transfer and I have added 1 more from my second transfer. I am delighted.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($118 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Bought a cow and spent the balance on feeding the cow and treating it
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Buying other cows as I look for a plot of land
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend the cash transfer on establishing a business for buying and selling clothes within my community.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I do keep local chicken for sell,the sales i get from them i use it for buying basic necessities like soap for my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i am facing is providing basic needs like soap and salt.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am always happy during afternoon hours especially having finished a days garden work.