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Hellen's family
Hellen
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
36
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1730250 UGX ($457 USD)
access_time 2 months ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Before this cash transfer, I used to suffer from paptic ulcer because I could stress myself on how to secure my children's future. Putting in mind that I am single mother with lots of responsibilities and at the samtime staying with my parents. Nevertheless, I was opportuned to deposite for a plot of land where I intend to set up a home for my children.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt very happy because my dream of buying a plot of land for my children was fulfilled.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I have deposited for a plot of land worth UGX 1,600,000, rented farm land worth UGX 50,000, paid off adebt worth UGX 30,000 and bought clothes worth UGX 20,000
 
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access_time almost 2 years ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means I will buy a plot of land for my children
What is the happiest part of your day?
When I listen to the radio.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My child is very ill and needs an operation but I currently have no no money