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Richardson's family
Richardson
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
other
faceAge:
40
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1686157 UGX ($449 USD)
access_time 4 days ago
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How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than I would have been without Give Directly cash transfer in that, there is less stress in supporting the orphans.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
In my opinion, Give Directly has done well through empowering the rural poor. I do not see what Give Directly has not done well.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
When I received the cash transfer worth 1,633,000ugx, I have kept it with intent to buy cows for the orphans in order to act as Income generating project.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($466 USD)
access_time 2 months ago
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The recipient was not asked any questions as part of this follow up.
 
Enrolled
access_time 4 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
My plan is to establish health facility using the transfers. I will build a small ironroofed house to put my clinic within the village.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is afternoon hours when iam with my child.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i face is inadequate amount of money to take care of my child's education and feeding my mother.