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Mukandinda
landscapeCountry:
rwanda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
45
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Rwanda Large Transfer
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
477520 RWF ($426 USD)
access_time 1 year ago
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How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Nkuko ndangije kubigaragaza maze gukataza kubera inkunga ya GiveDirectly, mu myaka iri imbere rero ndizera ko nzagera ku iterambere rirambye nkuhaza muri byose ubukene bukaba amateka kuko inkunga ya GiveDirectly ari umusingi ukomeye nzubakiraho amateka meza yo gusezerera ubukene bugasigara ari amateka, rwose ndumva mu myaka iri imbere nzaba ndi umuhinzi w'intangarugero wihaza agasagurira n'isoko.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Kubwanjye rero GiveDirectly ni indashyikirwa yakoze ibyiza birenze aho yafashije abakene koko bakennye mu kwizamura bagatandukana nubwo bukene bikaba bitari bisanzwe. Rwose nitwa njye ni ubwa mbere nabona inkunga izana impinduka zikomeye kandi zigaragara mu buzima bwanjye n'ubwabanjye. Naho kubijyanye nicyo yazakora neza kurushaho, ntacyo mbona kuko byose ni byiza cyane, ahubwo GiveDirectly iragahoraho!!!
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
Mbere yuko GiveDirectly itugeraho ngo iduhe inkunga twari tubayeho mu buzima bwuje ubukene. Inkunga yambere twabonye rero twahise dutangira gusubira ku nzu tubamo, yari ngufi mbumbisha amatafari turayongera iba indede ndetse duhindura nisakaro ngura amabati, ibiti n'imishoro. Twari dukennye kandi itungo ryo korora ngura n'intama. Ikindi ntacyo kurya twari dufite, naguze ibishyimbo n'agafuka k'umuceri. Aho inkunga ya kabiri iziye, nakomeje gukataza nivana mu bukene, ngura inka noneho norora n'itungo rirerire, ndetse nanagura inkoko ebyiri. Nakomeje kandi kuzana impinduka mu buzima iwanjye nzana amatara y'umurasire. Mu nkunga ya kabiri kandi nanahashyemo ibyo kurya dukomeza kwirinda inzara; nanasanze inzu yanjye igomba urugi rundi rushya ndarugura, ndangije nishyura na mutuelle ubu umuryango wanjye turatekanye. Ntibyagarukiye aho kuko nanishyuriye umwana ibijyanye n'ishuri, nambika nabiwajye ubu turacyeye. Ubu agera kuri 20,000 Rwf (20$) nsigaranye azakomeza kudufasha kubona ibyibanze ducyeneye.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
329680 RWF ($300 USD)
access_time 1 year ago
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Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was home with my husband when I received the first transfer. We called the nearest agent home to withdraw. I was so happy when I received the transfer. I had never received such a big amount of money. Before receiving the first transfer, I lived in a house whose roof was leaking everytime it rained. I hired a construction worker to change the roof, I bought a piece of land and some food. I always put GD in my everyday prayers and thank everyone that worked for us to get this grant.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
Before I received the first transfer, I was very poor and begged for temporary jobs from my friends and neighbors to work in their fields. I worked for 1 $ a day and it was barely enpugh to feed my family. I am very happy I received the first transfer because I was able to renovate and think about other projects ahead when I receive LS2. Those are things I could not permit myself to think before I received the transfer.
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
When I received the first transfer, I rebuilt my roof and it cost me 162 $, I bought a 40 $ solar lighting system, utensils 9 $, bought a piece of land worth 80 $, a mattress for 25 $ and some food worth 55 $. Renovating the roof of my house that was leaking was very urgent because my fa,ily would not sleep on rainy nights.
 
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What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
In the first transfer I will rebuild my house for $100, I will buy a land to cultivate of $300, a small forest of $300 to get firewood at home , 2 matelas of $60 ,and use the rest for feeding my family, buying clothes and chairs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
In the last 6 months I didn't work in another farm to get potatoes to eat, When I went to work in others farm, they paid me money not potatoes as I used to.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
We have a small land to cultivate and that cause lacl of food at home, It requires us to work hard in other farm for $1 per day.