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Rose's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1660965 UGX ($452 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than it would have been because my health is looking better and there's peace of mind since I am now able to buy what my family needs.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, givedirectly has done well giving us money to uplift livelihoods by building houses, acquired land, household items, food; and there's nothing it hasn't done well.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer to pay school fees, paid a debt, bought a cow and saved the balance for any eventuality.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($470 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I can now afford household necessities for my family. Life has been difficult ever since my husband passed on but when I received financial support from GD my life has improved in so many ways.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money,I felt very happy and thanked God for GD.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to sand at 100,000ugx, aggravate stones at 200,000ugx, cement at 240,000ugx, a window at 90,000ugx, mattress at 115,000ugx ,bed sheets at 32000, curtains at 15,000ugx, sauce pan at 20,000ugx, plates at 170,000ugx, agricultural labor at 40,000ugx, basin at 45,000ugx, water jag at 2,500ugx, medicine 15,000ugx, food at 35,000ugx and savings worth 627,500ugx
access_time over 5 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means investing in farming. I intend to use this money for buying livestock for farming.
What is the happiest part of your day?
Afternoon time is my happiest part of the day.This usually comes whenever my friends visit and chat with me.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
My biggest hardship is lack of enough money to cater for my medical bills.