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Nisula's family
Nisula
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
47
workCampaign
Eastern Uganda
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3rd Payment
Transfer Amount
1449800 UGX ($402 USD)
access_time 2 years ago
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What did you spend your third transfer on?
Oh yes , house ! I have bought ironsheets, bricks and cement using ny third transfer. So I want to build a house.
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is different than if i didn't receive a transfer because i wouldn't have been able to build a house. Thanks
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Everything was done well
 
2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1519800 UGX ($424 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying a plot of land on which i will construct a house for my children and I. This is because the rental I stay in is small and costly yet I am a single mother without a stable source income.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
Being able to realise my dreams is the biggest difference in my life. I got things that i only dream about at one point like my own land and I will soon have my own house.
 
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
405775 UGX ($112 USD)
access_time over 2 years ago
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What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer on buying myself beddings all along i have been sleeping on a mat.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I recieved my money i felt exicted about it i now knew my plans were going to be fulfilled.
 
Enrolled
access_time over 2 years ago
 
What are you planning to spend your transfer on?
I am planning to spend my transfer on buying a piece of land then build a house of my own because per now i am renting.
What is the achievement you are proudest of?
The achievement I am proudest of are my children because they are very understanding in every situation we go through.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my life is that my marriages have not been a success. Both the first and the second husband have not been of help to me at all yet i have five children all looking up to me for all their needs.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the afternoon with my children having got something to eat.