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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
There is a difference in my home now because this transfer has enabled me to purchase material that I will use to contruct an iron roofed house. I wouldn't have done this if it was not for the GD transfers.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer, I felt happy because time had come for me to fulfill my plan of constructing an iron roofed house.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought 25 iron sheets at UGX 700,000. I repaired a motorbike at UGX 600,000, paid school fees of UGX 100,000. The balance was spent on food and paying for laborers who helped us to lay bricks that we will use for constructing an iron roofed house.
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means I will purchase and dditional acre of farm land that will support my household for crop production as food and sale.
I will then spend the balance for acquiring oxen which will support my household in ploughing dark land for easy planting of crops. This will lead to early planting because the oxen are on standby. Before, I wilod delay to plough land due to lack of income for hiring oxen to plough on such farm land.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my of my day is after lunch when I have been able to find what to eat at my household. It gives me the joy because it makes me strong and not sickly given the fact that I am pregnant, I need to be eating adequately and in a timely manner.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face in life is inadequate income at household level. I depend on farming as my main income. However, she to limited land for crop cultivation, I can not grow more crops that would give high output hence high income.