GDLive Newsfeed
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. Learn more about how recipients opt in to share their stories.
Newsfeed > Moses's Profile
Moses's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Uganda
There will be no further updates from this completed recipient.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1686517 UGX ($453 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different in that, I have built an iron roofed house with this transfer that I couldn't have built had I not received it.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion Give Directly has done well to give me cash that has enabled me construct an iron roofed house, and I have not seen anything bad that Give Directly did.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer for purchasing 26 pieces of iron sheets at UGX 936,000, a cow at UGX 500,000, clothes for my children at UGX 100,000 and UGX 96,000 I bought kitchen utensils.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($461 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I feel a change because it's a big thing that am going to construct a house that i would not have constructed on my own. I thank the organization and the donors for the support and may God bless the organization and donors.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt so happy in my heart that GD is a genuine Organization that came to help people in community.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my transfer on house construction, i have so far bought building materials like cement, sand and bars @1079000 ugx, i purchased a solar system @ 120000 ugx, household items @150000 ugx and a balance of 351000 ugx that i'm going to spend it for labor.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I want to build an Ironsheet roofed house for my family
What is the happiest part of your day?
Am always happy in the afternoon upon accomplishing my daily plans
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
When children burnt all my household properties in the house while I was in the garden. This really gave me a very big set back in life