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Paul's family
Paul
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
subsistence farming
faceAge:
21
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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2nd Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1719800 UGX ($470 USD)
access_time 4 days ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
My first transfer got me to buy a bed, a mattress, plates & cups, and am now uplifting structure of my house especially the walls,because it is in a state of collapse, then go buy clothes as well.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
That moment i received the money, I was overwhelmed with joy because I knew it's going to make a positive impact to my family life.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is there's peace of mind since I nolonger worry about the house collapsing .
 
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access_time 2 months ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that i am faceing in my life is lack of money. My house has a broken wall and usually when it is coming to rain, i have to take refuge else where and watch to see what happens. Usually after it has rained is when i get back it. All this happens because I don't have money to make my house better.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when i am done with a day's work, i have money and I can buy something for example chicken for my home. So far i have been able to buy four (4)hens. This puts a smile on my face because to me, it is an achievement.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means i will be able to do business for example buying beans and maize, stock then sell at a later time when prices have risen, buying and selling of goats. I also hope that i will be able to buy a cow and build a house for myself.