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Wanyonyi's family
Wanyonyi
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
57
workCampaign
Uganda Disaster Response
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
4664420 UGX ($1204 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
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How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Give directly did an amazing job of giving cash directly to me,I hope to complete my house and have a big harvest this year, God willing
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Give directly did well in elgon region, I recommend the same process elsewhere.
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
I have spent most of the money on constructing the house, livestock, and agricultural seeds
 
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access_time 10 months ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
Receiving this cash grant is an opportunity for me to buy a cow for milk production for my children, build a descent house to stay with my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I was able to harvest a sack of maize for food for my family. This brought me so much joy because I don't have to spend a lot of money buying food rather use it to get other needs of my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Farming large scale has always been my desire but I do not have enough money to do so. I am only able to plant maize as food for my family which I can feed on for some few Months to come.