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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest differences I am experiencing in my life are; first and foremost my life is so comfortable now and relaxed because this money helped me settle all my debts that had stressed me for long. Secondly our standards of living have improved because I bought good clothes and shoes for my children.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the money I became very happy and the whole community was ululating with songs of joy.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent 1,000,000ugx to clear my pending loans that was overburdening me and clothings. I am keeping the balance of 700,000ugx that I plan to spend on buying other household items plus a motorcycle.
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
I intend to use this transfers for buying oxen. Also part of the transfers i will use for building ironroofed house. The oxen i shall use for ploughing thus increasing on food production for my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest moment is during afternoon especially when my children return from school, i chat and watch them playing.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i face is inadequate amount of money to help buy oxen and erecting a better house.