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Hadija's family
Hadija
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
53
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($404 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on a house. I have used my transfer to expand my house to 2 bedrooms from the 1bedroom I had.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I now have strong assets like a plot of land and a cow so i feel secure and happy for possessing these assets. Therefore, my life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
I got a mobile phone and money without restrictions something that had never happened to me so I thank GiveDirectly for that.
 
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?
Yes, a house! I used my second transfer to buy building materials for expanding my house because it has been smaller for me.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Being able to have a spacious and enough house. I used the transfer to expand my house and am happy.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($118 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Paid a down payment on a calf, bought a door and Windows for her house
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
To complete th a balance on the calf and also buy some land
 
Enrolled
access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to expand my house,buy home nacessities and land for food production.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement in life is this house.i used to sleep in a grass thatched house not until I sold produce to erect this one.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship faced in life is low farm yields making my food security threatened I was so dissappointed
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is the evening when iam resting in my house after lunch.