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Hellen
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
39
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Preparing Payments
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access_time 1 month ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that I will spend to buy oxen and ox-plough for ploughing. Iam depending on culivation as a source of earning for Educating my children but I do not have oxen to enhance ploughing. I harvest less due to small crop cultivation where by it can not help in raising money for paying my children school fees. Givedirectly money will enable my household own oxen and ox-plough to faciltate large crop cultivation thus high produce. I will be selling some of the produce to raise money for paying my children school fees.
What is the happiest part of your day?
My favourite part of the day is afternoon hours. I relax after having lunch and doing some domestic work. This is atime I share with neighbours family issues and it can of relieves me psychologically.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face currently is inadequate money for Educating my children. I have two boys studying at school level but they are always sent home because of fees. This is affecting their academic performance since I delay getting fees.