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Annet
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
36
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1730250 UGX ($472 USD)
access_time 1 day ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is having managed to roof, shut and plaster my house. This has beautified my home. Prior to getting this transfer, my husband had opted to get a salary loan since he is a civil worker(Policeman).
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt so happy. My incomplete house would finally be fully furnished.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy some building materials such as eighteen pieces of iron sheets, two metallic doors, three windows, ten bags of cement that I used to finish constructing my house. I then bought a bed and mattress.
 
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access_time 4 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
When I recieve the money, I will use it for completing the construction of my permanent house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is paying my children's school fees.