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Geoffrey's family
Geoffrey
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
26
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($401 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my thirs transfer to build another house at home for business purposes
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life would be different in a way that if i had not got a transfer, i wouldnt have a life of sleeping well and eating well
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, GD has helped end poverty the best way of giving cash
 
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?
I spent my second transfer on buying an acre of land for cultivation since I had no land where I would grow food.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that my status in society has changed as I am considered a responsible man who sets goals and achieves them. I set a goal of buying land and I realised it.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($117 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Renovating the house, and buy some animals for rearing
What did you spend your first transfer on?
Started a business, spent on household expenses
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend the transfer on starting a business in trading in goats and chicken.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement is the opportunity of getting the money of give directly that will help my family be better and peaceful.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship I have faced in life was the loss of my child due to sickness.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is the evening time because I rest from my work and I come home to be with my family.