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Ronald's family
Brick making
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($401 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my third transfer to buy a motorcycle so i can still use it to generate income even after the GD transfers
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life has changed because i now have daily income that makes life easy
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, giving cash is very good as it gave me an opportunity to get some thing i wanted for so long
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($416 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second transfer to renovate my house so that i looks beautifull
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily lifebis having a beautifull house that shines in the village. Iam so happy
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($112 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying beddings,clothes because i was not sleeping in a comfortable way and even the clothes i didn't have.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
With my upcoming transfer i am planning to spend it on starting up a small business specifically a retail shop so that even though give directly stops giving me money i am able to leave in a comfortable life not like before.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer on starting a shop business.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement was building my own house from the money I made from brick making.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship I have faced in life was when my wife left me with one of my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I do not have the happiest part of my day because all the parts are the same to me, I always have thoughts on my mind.