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1449800 UGX ($401 USD)
over 6 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
Oh yes, a house! I spent my third transfer on building a roofed house because the old one was grass thatched and very small.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than if i didn't receive a transfer, because i wouldn't have been able to build a roof house.it was my desire to build but i had no ability. Thanks.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my own opinion, GD has done well .it was considerate.
1519800 UGX ($419 USD)
almost 7 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second transfer to build a house as the one we were living in was ao small for the family
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life was acquiring a new and bigger house that can accomodate the whole family. Thanks to GD for making it happen.
405775 UGX ($117 USD)
7 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a goat, iron sheets and clothes for da family
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I want to spend my next transfer on constructing an iron roof house as i am so tired of the grass thatxhed house that is a problem during rainny season
7 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
We plan to build a better house.buy a heifer for milk production to generate income and for domestic consumptionl .buy more land for family food production.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is our children who still alive.we are praying to Allah for prolonged life to raise them.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is poverty and diseaseswhich are a hindrance to our progress.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is in the evening when I have finished lunch.just rest here and wait for my husband to come back.
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