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Florence's family
Florence
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
50
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1686157 UGX ($448 USD)
access_time 1 month ago
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How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
The difference in my life is happiness because I could not handle the burden I was having if it wasn't GD.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
I think GD well to give us money most especially me because I was I a very bad state. Some many debts were allover me so I thank GD very much God bless. Everything is well
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid a debt of 250000, bought ox plough @200000, bicycle pump @60000, saved 860000, Medical 93000, tithe 150000 and school supplies 20000.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($467 USD)
access_time 4 months ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that am happy and when the rains come I will freely cultivate on my land.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer I became so happy. I thanked God and asked him to bless Give Directly.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer for paying off mortgage and I got back my land. I also paid adebt of 300, 000ugx and the balance I used for treating my child who is diabetic.
 
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access_time 5 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money is a means of helping my family ,to pay debts and the balance for paying school fees .
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is morning ,especially when I am singing praise and worship songs.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship which I face is debts .becuase the owners are demanding their money from us but we don't have any money for paying debts.