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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference is that I am debt free after paying off debts. More so, I am glad that I transformed my life. I bought nice clothes and household items.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I read the mobile money message early in the morning. At that moment I felt very happy because I was helpless then.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid debts worth UGX300000. I bought two cows worth UGX1100000. I bought a mattress,clothes with the balance of the cash transfer.
access_time 11 months ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I'm so happy to be enrolled into this program. Receiving this money means that I will marry a wife who will help me with washing ,cooking and other house core activities. Since I am also engaged in farming, this money will help me hire some people to work in my gardens. It has been challenging working alone in the garden as sometimes crops to be harvested are eaten up by weed.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is morning. Whenever I am done with my daily tasks like digging, I feel happy.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Not having a wife is my biggest hard ship currently. It is challenging, when it comes to washing, cooking, cleaning the house as these activities would be done by a wife.