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Kibelesi's family
Kibelesi
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
52
workCampaign
Uganda Disaster Response
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
4733450 UGX ($1222 USD)
access_time 26 days ago
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How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I hope to expand my plot this year and do a great harvest next year
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
It did so well by giving me cash, and I was able to make the best decisions that are very impactful to me My family
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
I have spent most of it on buying land and livestock
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
2339550 UGX ($614 USD)
access_time 3 months ago
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Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was very happy
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life since you started receiving payments from GiveDirectly.
I have land where I can cultivate food. I also have food at home, and I can also afford some basic requirements for my family
What did you spend your most recent transfer(s) on?
I bought land and cow. I also bought food for my family
 
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access_time 7 months ago
 
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
Land in big size for both my children and family. A cow for milk and building a house
What is the happiest part of your day?
Food from my garden for some months
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
I have sick person my follower, he's been down Oct Iast year. I take care of him and feeding as well. I struggle a little because the burden of care is big.