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Josam
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
subsistence farming
faceAge:
25
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($461 USD)
access_time 11 days ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The way i used to live was so difficult in that getting money was so hard. I can now ride my bike as a boda and generate some income.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When i saw the massage i felt so happy and kept calm. After reading it i went back to sleep.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I topped 1500000 ugx to purchase a motorbike and 200000 ugx to buy household items.
 
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access_time 1 month ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means I will be able to marry a wife.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I am with other members of the community.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I am faced with is lack of resources to facilitate my marriage.