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Yasin's family
Subsistence farming
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($398 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on a house. I used the transfer to finish building my house because my second transfer was not enough.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I own a bigger house with cement and iron sheets from the transfers, therefore, my life is different than it would have been if I never received the transfer.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
GiveDirectly does well to give us money without conditions.
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($420 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on starting to build a house because the one I am sleeping in is old and leaking
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is being able to start building a strong house and stop worrying about the leaking roof in the house I sleep in. I hope this will help me sleep better and be happier too
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($117 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying iron sheets worth 180.000.ugh because I want to bulid a nice roofed house.I also bought a bicycle because am tired of walking worth 150.000.ugx.Am proud of GD because I can now use my bicycle to go wherever I feel like going.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Am planning to spend my upcoming transfer on buliding a roofed house because my grassed house is linking. so the first transfer was not enough for me to buy all the necessary buliding materials.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on building myself a house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I have not yet achieved anything I am proud of.
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 parents when I was still young.
What is the happiest part of your day?
All parts of my day are happy because I am ever peaceful.