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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now have a changed and /or improved standard of living because I have been relieved off the burden of looking for grass which had been costly year in, year out. I am happy and because I have been suffering from low self esteem but now lifted high.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my first cash transfer, I felt happy because I had received money that enabled me to construct a permenent house that I would live in since I used to stay in a grass thatched leaky house.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my cash transfer worth UGX 1,350,000 for buying bricks, cement, ventilators, sand and paying builders towards the construction of my permanent house. The balance of UGX 350,000, I have spent it on purchasing food for the family and spliting timber for roofing my house.
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means I will be able to build an iron roofed house.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the noon time when I am seated with other people.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I am faced with is lack of money to meet the needs of the family.