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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has improved because this transfer has helped to buy more clothes and new bed sheets. Now I can afford to change clothes everyday. I'm also sure of acquiring own Agricultural land which I will cultivate in the next season after clearing the remaining balance. Prior to this transfer, I wore the same clothes and cultivated on my father's farm land.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfers, I felt very happy because I got money for buying clothes and household goods like bed sheets.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I joined a partnership business of mobile money with UGX 700,000, deposited for Agricultrual land which I'm buying jointly with my father worth UGX 500,000, bought clothing/household goods ( bed sheets) worth UGX 200,000 and saved. However, the recipient did not know how much he took to his savings group.
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
When I receive this money, I will enroll to school and pursue a course in journalism so that I can attain a brighter future.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon because it is the time I am resting after garden work. It's also the time I would have finnished part of my work towards looking for tuition.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is lack of funds to further my studies.