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Alex
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Teaching
faceAge:
50
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
Upcoming Stage
2nd Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1719800 UGX ($470 USD)
access_time 12 days ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
When I received my first transfer worth 1,700,000Ugx, I used it to build a permanent house which I will soon start sleeping in.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I knelt down to thank God for his providence after receiving my first transfers.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life is that I have been relieved off stress of looking for grass every year for thatching houses. My status has also started to change because am soon sleeping in apaermenent house.
 
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access_time 5 months ago
 
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship which i face is shortage of land for cultivation.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when I get my salary .this makes me to rejoice.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money is going to benefit my family through povety alleviation.