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Keletesia
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
81
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1730250 UGX ($460 USD)
access_time 18 days ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My life is different in that, this transfer has enabled me to build my own permanent house. Currently, I still sleep in my co-wife's house because it is incomplete.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received the transfer, I felt very happy because I became sure of building my own permanent house and buy other things which I never had like utensils.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought food ( beans, sugar and meat) worth UGX 200,000, labour worth UGX 290,000 building materials( 4 trips of bricks, timber, iron sheets, Window, door and nails) worth UGX 1,010,000 and clothing/ household goods ( utensils ) worth UGX 55,000.
 
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access_time 2 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will enable me attain good medical attention, buy some household items and some cows for diary.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is the afternoon when am done with most of the home cores. Its the time I have finnished having lunch and resting.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is illness. I broke my hip joint at one point and it limits my input in agriculture which is my main source of income. I also have heart problems that I have not yet sought treatment because I lack money.