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Annet's family
Annet
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
20
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($403 USD)
access_time almost 2 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
Plastered house ! I have spent my third transfer on plastering my house.it was a mud house.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different in that i have managed to build a house than it would have been if i never received a transfer.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
I think it has done well since It was faithful to its promises.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($423 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second transfer to build a four room house since i was sleeping in a small single room house. I also bought a solar panel so we get better lighting
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is building a bigger house. This came like a dream and GD made it true. Iam so happy with my family.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($113 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Since i am planning to expand my house,i spent my first transfer on buying bricks and iron sheets.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment when i recieved my money i felt so happy about it.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on construction of a better house. The remaining balance will be invested in a small saloon in Kiringa trading center.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I have been able to cultivate and sold some maize from which I have been able to look after my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Sickness is the biggest hardship I have faced in my life. I had a complicated illness which paralysed me in 2015, something which affected my work.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Morning hours is happiest part of my day. I use them to cultivate, and do other activities for the benefit of my family.