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Alice's family
Alice
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
52
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($400 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
Farming ! I spent my third transfer on farming , I have rented a land so that i can grow rice for commercial purposes .
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been if i never received a transfer, since i have been able to grow rice and buy a cow. So , am expecting to get more money.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Well ! GiveDircetly has given us little money .some of my plans were missed out.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($418 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I added my second transfer together with my son's and bought a motorcycle that has helped us alot in generating daily income
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is having a motorcycle for income generation
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($118 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Bought 2 goats, invested in saloon business
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Buy land
 
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access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to finish our metal house and to buy another piece of land for farming.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement was saving my husbands life after being knocked down by a motor cycle through selling our only cow.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is loss of my father and all siblings and my husband being disabled after a motor accident.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is around 7pm after supper when am seated with my family sharing.