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Dusabimana's family
Subsistence farming
Rwanda Large Transfer
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
491520 RWF ($436 USD)
access_time 1 year ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Mu myaka iri imbere ndifuza kuba narateye imbere nishoboye nkabasha kurihira amashuri abana banjye; ikindi nifuza ko nazaba ndi umuhinzi ukomeye w'ikawa, amatungo yanjye yarakuze yarorotse, kandi ndi n'umuhinzi ukomeye.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Ikintu gikomeye GiveDirectly yakoze ni uko yaduhaye amafaranga ntayandi mananiza cyangwa abitambika hagati hanyuma tukabasha kwikura mu bukene tubaho neza, tukabasha kugira ibikoresho tutari dufite, amatungo ubu turoroye. Icyo nifuza yazakora neza kurusha ni uko yazajya ikomeza gufasha ntigarukire ku nkinga ya kabiri gusa.
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
Ku ngunga yambere nabashije kugura amabati yo kubaka indi nzu antwara 112,000 Rwf (112$) asigaye ndahaha ibyo kurya ngura n'imyenda. Naho inkunga ya kabiri yanshoboje kwishyura mutuelle ya 15,000 Rwf (15$), nanabashije kugura inyana ya 250,000 Rwf (250$), asigaye ndi kwitegura gusubira ku nzu tubamo.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
329680 RWF ($298 USD)
access_time over 1 year ago
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
It was in the morning around 8:40 am , I was farming in the crop land then I heard a notification message from Givedirectly. I was suprised and happy at the same time. The first thing that came in my mind is that I was going to be rich.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
I thank Givedirectly for the financial support, I was able to renew the house we had neither money or savings to do that. Moreover I bought maize seeds to put in my land and I paid school fees for my children.
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
Most of the money was spent on buying tiles for the roof of our house because we had plan to renovate the whole roof we bought them at 120k.
access_time over 1 year ago
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
Our house is not done yet. We want to pave the inside and buy metal sheet because there is one part which is not well, when it rains, all water comes inside. We will renovate the house using $600. We will also buy a land of $200 to improve our agriculture and get enough harvest
What is the happiest part of your day?
I have a family of 3 young children and raising them is not easy. So, when we are all healthy and get the basic needs for them, we are always happy. Another thing is that living with communtiy in peace also makes us happy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest challenge is that we do not have enough land for cultivation. In addition to that we rent land for $5 or $10 per year but sometimes getting that amount is very hard for us. Moreover, we only have one cow which is not enough to get fertiliser and milk for our children.