We check in with people at each stage of the cash transfer process to see how things are going. Take a look at some of their stories as they appear here in real-time.
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I have purchased construction materials for constructing a two roomed permanent house with the cash transfers. I am very happy because I will achieve my dream of owning a house. Previously, I could not afford to construct a house due to unlimited money.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I received the message at night that day. I was very happy because a good samaritan had come to my aid. This was something that I had never dreamed of.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I purchased bricks worth UGX 540000 and sand worth UGX 90000. I purchased nails worth UGX 100000 and cement worth UGX 224000 and timber worth UGX 224000 and ventilators worth UGX 20000. I purchased iron sheets worth UGX 30000 and pyren UGX 20000 and DPC plastic worth UGX 30000 . I spent UGX 300000 on labour. I purchased a suitcase worth UGX 80000. The balance was spent on food.
access_time almost 5 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
When I receive this money, I will build a house and also go for further studies.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning whenever I wake up well and healthy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is when recently lost my parents and there was nobody to support me.