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Shaikh's family
Casual labour
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($400 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
Oh yes, a house! I am building roofed a house. The old house was grassed thatched and leaking.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
If i didn't get a transfer, I wouldn't have been able to build a roofed house. Thanks
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Well! Am just happy about GD. Everything went well.
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 buying building materials so that I can build a stronger house and leave the grass thatched house
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my life fe has been the fact that I have less stress and worry because Gd has supported me to afford building a stronger house which has made me happier
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 iron sheets as I prepare to build a house. As u may imagine in this era, it is ad gaming to stay in a grass thatched house.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to spend my upcoming transfers on constructing a good house. I also plan to buy a cow which will be a source of income.
access_time almost 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I plan to build a metal house with basic nacessities, buy some piece of for food production and heifer for milk as food and income
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement is this calf.we have been taking care for some one but in return payment is the milk and the first calf.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship faced in life is food.we have a small piece of land to produce enough food for the family.we want to add more but money is hard to get.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is in the evening when I join friends for a match at the foot ball pitch for leisure