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1685137 UGX ($443 USD)
5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Building the house for myself using the GD money.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
It has done great work with love for all people without discrimination
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I have a patient whom i gave some money, am now using the balance to finish my house
1754517 UGX ($476 USD)
over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Nothing much but am concentrating on improving my house to look good.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When i had a message and they told me it was money a message from give directly i felt very happy
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my money on buying cement, sand, and other construction materials including labour. I want to work on my house.
over 5 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Recieving this money means building my self a nice house and taking good care of my self since am old.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is when am freely expressing myself and conversing with friends in town.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship i have faced in life is failing to avail what i need for my life to move on.
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