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Awaiting's family
Awaiting
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Small business
faceAge:
32
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($404 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I use my third transfer to complete my house as i had started it, i also paid school fees for my children and also bought some goats
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different in a way that i have a better house, my children went ro sahool and i have animals to rear
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion GD has done alot in changing our lives and i dont think it shaould change any thing
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($419 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on building a house because I had longed for this for a long time. I also gave some money to my wife to plan for and sustain our family.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily is that catering for my family needs is no longer a challenge and even harmony is prevailing in my home.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($118 USD)
access_time over 7 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Receipient bought the following items for renovating his house:cement ,sand and bricks .so he has renovated his houses
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Receipient is planning to buy roof and timber for renovating his houses.
 
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access_time almost 8 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to complete this incomplete house of mine.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement in my life is a bed I was tired of sleeping on the floor.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I ve faced in my life is ulcers which often disturbs me for not eating on time due to insufficient food in the house hold.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the is when I get money to buy food for my family in the evening