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Wanzusi's family
Wanzusi
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
52
workCampaign
Uganda Disaster Response
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
4664420 UGX ($1237 USD)
access_time 10 months ago
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How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I want to have my crops grown fully because I will harvest in 2 years.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
GD staff are honest, respectful, don't take bribes and always respond on time. I understood what I was taught.
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
I plan to buy land tomorrow so that I can farm.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
2339550 UGX ($648 USD)
access_time 12 months ago
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Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was at home , felt so happy, I first called my family to know about then we planned together
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
Now my child is at school, my cow will help me get land in future when I sell
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
I first bought cow to keep it for the future purchases ,so as to buy land .
 
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access_time over 1 year ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
THIS MONEY MEANS THAT GIVE DIRECTLY REALLY CARES ABOUT OUR SAFETY, I PLAN ON BUYING A PLOT OF LAND AT $1067 IN AREA WHERE THERE ARE NO LANDSLIDES AND ALSO BUILD ON IT OUR NEW HOME AT $800
What is the happiest part of your day?
MY WIFE AND I HAVE LIVED HARMONY
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
LANDSLIDES HAPPEN WHENEVER IT RAINS WE ALWAYS SLEEP IN PANIC, THEY SWEEP OUR COFFEE PLANTATIONS AND THIS HAS BEEN DIFFICULT FOR US TO TAKE OUR CHILDREN TO SCHOOL DUE TO LACK OF MONEY