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Dina's family
Dina
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
subsistence farming
faceAge:
33
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
Upcoming Stage
2nd Payment
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1719800 UGX ($477 USD)
access_time 27 days ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I was abke to Purchase two mattresses, a bed , two pairs of bed sheets and iron sheets in order to improve on our living conditions.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I ululated for the miraculous rescue that came to my life. This has never been in place ever since time in memorial.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed since I now sleep in a mattress and so are my children, waking up is so difficult because you feel like you still want to continue sleeping. I am going to use the iron sheets to construct a better house for my family members to stay in when the second money comes.
 
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access_time 2 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means building a house for my children to sleep.I intend to use part of this money to also buy livestock for my children.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i have faced is lack of money to cater for my children's frequent medical illness. My children are so sickly that sometimes I end up selling my only kept livestock at home for their treatment.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening.This is the time when my primary school children return back home from school.This children make me happy while they are at home since they sing songs learnt from school to me.