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Tiwaaku
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Casual labour
faceAge:
35
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($401 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
Oh yes, a house and marriage ! I spent my third transfer on renovating my house because it was mud. I also married a wife since i was lonely. Thanks
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than if i didn't receive a transfer, because i wouldn't have been able to marry and even build a house. Thanks
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Well! In my opinion, Everything was done well and i have not recognize anything that it didn't do well.
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($423 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on expending my house which has been small and buying cows for rearing so I can be able to earn daily income
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is to have a good house with nice households and being able to do rearing.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($112 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying a bicycle to help me in my movements,i also bought beddings for myself.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When i recieved my money i felt excited and i just kept thanking GD 100times.
 
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access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to spend the transfer on paying bride price for my wife such that she can come and stay with me.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
Building my own house is my proudest achievement so far. I am really glad I have my own.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life was the death of my first child, seven years ago due to illness.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is afternoon time because this is when I am able to do some work from which I am paid and I survive.