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Simphorose
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Teaching
faceAge:
46
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1730250 UGX ($469 USD)
access_time 2 months ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My daily life's biggest difference is the relief I feel seeing that I was able to pay up my children's University tuition as it was a great challenge for me. Prior to getting this money, I used to add up my salary with the income I got from selling off the harvests I got from farming.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt happy and thanked God for this kind of financial blessing.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer Ugx 1400000 to pay up tuition for my two children who are at Makerere University. I then used the balance of Ugx 300000 to add up with my own money to deposit on a plot of land.
 
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access_time 3 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
When I receive this money, I will land that I will construct my home. I seperated with my husband and I have been renting and living at the staff quarters. I will also pay school fees for 3 of my children of which one is in University and it has been not easy for me to facilitate his education.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the morning because its the time I wake up ready for work and it finds when the brain is fresh.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of adequate funds to settle my family needs like having a home, paying school fees and at some times feeding is hard.