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Alayisa's family
Alayisa
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
46
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($404 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
I spent my third transfer on buying a cow for rearing,i also paid the balance that i was being demanded to poses my land as well as food to eat at home.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
If I didn't receive transfer,i wouldn't have bought a land.now I have a land for cultivation.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
It has done well.thanks
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($420 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I bought I piece of land which am keeping for my children in case I die or time comes and I am not strong enough to take care of them. They can use the piece of land
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I am very happy and less worried about household items like plates, cups and other things which I couldn't afford before but now I have bought them and my house looks beautiful and organized
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($118 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
Bought goats, spent on the husbands treatment and also bought some food
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
Buying land and building
 
Enrolled
access_time 6 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend the cash transfer on buying a plot of land to construct a family house.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
I am proud because i was able to buy a goat that produced other goats, some of the goats i did sell them to pay school fees for children to the level of Uganda Certificate of Education.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i have ever faced in my life is lack of money to take my children to school.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am always happy during afternoon hours especially having had a meal together with my family.