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Benyamin
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
29
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1730250 UGX ($468 USD)
access_time 1 year ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
This transfer has enabled me own a cow that is going to help with the future education of my children. In addition, I have bought a mattress and clothes for my self and family members. Before receiving this transfer, I had only one mattress and I never had a cow of my own.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I became very happy because I knew this money would enable me purchase a cow that is going to help with the future education of my children.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to purchase a cow at UGX 600,000, solar at UGX 180,000, mattress at UGX 180,000, bedings, curtains, foodstuffs, clothes and making bricks.
 
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access_time 1 year ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
When I receive this money, I will build an ironsheets house that is big enough to accommodate the whole family. We are currently living in a grass thatched house which is congested because of it's small size. I will also buy bulls and an ox-plough to help in Ploughing the fields. Before, we have been hiring ox-plough from neighbours but now if I get this money, this will be a good chance for me to save what I have been spending on hiring an Ox-plough and also generate income because I will be hiring it out.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning because its the time I get to relax with my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of money to buy my family good meals and also cater for other family basic needs.