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Halima's family
Halima
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
30
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($403 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I used my third tranfer to buy a plot of land as i am living with my parents and wanted some thing of my own
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life has changed in a way that i now own land that i had never had all my life
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, GD's cash transfer are good since we are given the chance to decide for ourselves
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($420 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying a cow as a way of investing my money so that I don't end up spending it badly
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I have been able to buy clothes for my kids nd my self which I could not afford before and also being able to buy a sewing machine with my token. I feel happier with these achievements so far thanks to Give directly
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($117 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I used my last transfer to by a sewing machine and matress.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I want to use my next transfer to buy a piece of land so that i can construct a house and stay happily with my children.
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying land and the remaining balance to start small business of selling clothes in my village.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
My proudest achievement in life is buying mattress because I used to sleep on a mat.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is making ends meet because I almost live on zero income.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My happiest part of the day is in the evening when I am having a meal with my child.