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Florence's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1686157 UGX ($441 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different in that,now I'm sleeping in a safe and clean house not like before when I used to sleep in dusty house which would have been hard for me to complete if I never recieved the transfer.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion GiveDirectly has helped people with money which has enabled us build houses and livestock.GD has not done anything bad.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I have spent my second transfer to purchase building materials(stones,sand)at 550000ugx ,a bull at 800000ugx,labour at 213000ugx and transport at 7000pugx
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($476 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I'm living my days full joy because I have been able to acquire the items that I used to lack in the past.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the money I felt very happy.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer for buying two doors and three windows that I'm going to use to finish my house. I also bought an ox, beddings and households with the remaining portion of the transfer..
access_time almost 6 years ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is lack of money to complete my iron roofed house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon when my school going children return back from school.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means buying oxen,ox plough and completing the construction of my iron roofed house.