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Grace
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
61
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1730250 UGX ($472 USD)
access_time 13 days ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life is much better because I was in position to complete cementing and plastering my permanent house. I now sleep in a clean house as opposed to when I slept on dusty floor which affected my health since I am suffering from Kidney problem.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt happy because I got money for completing to cement and plaster my permanent house which I had failed.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying building materials ( 20 bags of cement, nails, timber and 2 trips of sand) worth UGX 1,200,000, paid labour 300,000 and bought food worth UGX 200,000.
 
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access_time 4 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I will complete the construction of my permanent house when I recieve this money. It's been over five years since I ran out of money to complete the construction.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I get time to read the bible.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is having inadequate income to meet my family needs. I take care of orphans whom I'm unable to meet all their needs.