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Subsistence farming
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
4664420 UGX ($1215 USD)
access_time 15 days ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I hope to have one of the farms here in our because I acquired land for farming out of my transfer
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Unconditional cash grants is the best intervation I have seen in my life. Thos has made my dream come true.
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
I bought a piece of land at 3500000 and a cow at 1100000
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
2339550 UGX ($615 USD)
access_time 1 month ago
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt so good
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
I can now afford all tyoes if food at home. Even the cow I bought is giving us milk .
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
I bought a cow at 2300000. I also added some capital in my produc business
access_time 9 months ago
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
When i get the cash transfer,i will buy land in Budadiribtown council worth 600 dollars.On the land, i will build lock ups for business and where my family can be safe. I want to buy a cow with 200 dollars, which will be a source of income and also very able to sustain my children in school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
What has made happy in the past six months was the good coffee yields that made me sustain my family and provide the basic needs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The greatest challenge is that our land has been destroyed because of the landslides especially where we farm.The crops have been washed away by the floods and water leaving us hopeless.During the rainy season,water keeps flooding and sometimes it's too much that I fear that my children may drown.