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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed because I have managed to put up my permanent house upto window level. I am hopeful of sleeping in in it after completing it with second transfer. Currently, I sleep in a leaking thatched house.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt very happy because I was going to build a permanent house.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying building materials ( 4 trips of bricks, 2 trips of sand, 1 trip of aggregates, 16 bags of cement) worth UGX 1,400,000 and paid labour worth UGX 300,000.
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that, I can build an iron roofed house. I currently sleep in a leaking thatched house because the termites destroyed its roof.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is after having lunch.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is poor accommodation. I hardly sleep during rainy nights.