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1685137 UGX ($444 USD)
5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
WE are now seeing development in our home. W e are building a good house. We are now happy because we had no hope of living like this. GD shall forever dwell in our home. Thank you all at GD
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Every thing with GD is perfect. We are very happy with what they have done for us
What did you spend your second transfer on?
We have bought cement, bricks,Iron sheets and other building materials. We have started the construction of our house
1754517 UGX ($473 USD)
over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life has changed and my status has changed in our community am now respected.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felt very happy
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I am constructing my house, have finished buying iron sheets, sand and bricks.
over 5 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money to me means uplifting my life and that of my family members to that of reasonable standard. I and my husband will be able to start up a retail shop.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when my household has two meals that is to say both lunch and supper.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is lack of food. This has compelled my household members to always skip meals. We eat one meal a day.
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