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I spent my first transfer to pay for labour for making bricks, fire wood for burning bricks and labour for burning bricks all at 600,000Ugx and the balance of the transfer I kept to spend for construction.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I recieved my fransfer I was very happy and am still happy.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Am going to own a commercial house that will generating income for the family that is going to be the biggest difference in my life.
access_time 5 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i have faced is lack of money to have helped me complete primary education. My father died and that was the end of my education since he was the only one responsible for all neccesities in regards to my education
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon.This is the time I visit my peers in our village trading centre.Staying with my friends makes me happy since we share ideas and stories together.I enjoy their company since they make me happy with interesting stories
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means paying bride price for my traditional marriage.I intend to use this money to pay dawry to my in laws for my wife's traditional marriage