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1449800 UGX ($401 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
What did you spend your third transfer on?
Well ! A house, I spent my third transfer on building a house because it was my brother accommadating me.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than if i didn't receive a transfer, because i wouldn't have been able to build a house. I was tired of being accommodated and wanted some privacy. Thanks
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Well ! In my opinion, GiveDirectly was transparent and I didn't see anything that wasn't done well.
1519800 UGX ($424 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I used my second tranfer to construct a house as i was sleeping in a house made of mud
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is getting a better house
405775 UGX ($117 USD)
access_time 6 years ago
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on iron sheetsworth 195.000.ugh, bricks worth 50.000.ugx, clothes worth 80.000.ugh and bedsheets worth 40.000.ugx. I want to build a good house with iron sheets and bricks from the poor conditioned-grass thatched one am staying in now. Am delightful.
What are you planning to spend your upcoming transfer on?
I am planning to build a permanent house with bricks and iron sheets from the grass-thatched I have now with my next transfer because the first transfer I got was not enough though it helped me buy building materials.
access_time 6 years ago
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend the transfer on building a house for myself.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The proudest achievement of mine is the birth of my two children despite the fact I am lame.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is the sickness which is always attacking me and makes me peace less because I have no money.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is the afternoon because it is the time I converse with my friends.