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Wambette's family
Wambette
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
50
workCampaign
Uganda Disaster Response
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
4664420 UGX ($1202 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
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How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I plan to build a house for my family
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
The way GiveDirectly came through to support the poor like me is the most amazing thing
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
i bought land because it is a great asset for growing enough crops
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
2339550 UGX ($613 USD)
access_time 6 months ago
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Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was at home then I heard from a neighbour attesting to have recieved the money and immediately went to check for my account and there was a message. I immediately thought of buying a cow
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
I feel good because I know there is money kept in the cow u bought
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
Livestock
 
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access_time 10 months ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
My plan is to buy a cow for milk production and consumption, land for expansion for digging farming. And move to stay zone.
What is the happiest part of your day?
June in beans for eating for two Months.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Lack of money, schools fees and basic needs for 7 children, no source like planting maize does not yield much. Planting March till September then you have. Sustainability is hard specially 3rd term. Labor is also needed