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1685137 UGX ($444 USD)
5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
My life is now different than it would have been in that i now own the things that i could not afford before
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Give directly does well in helping us do the things that we have only been imagining for years like buying land and household usables like mattresses and chairs and other things
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I spent my second transfer on buying clothes for my wife and children and my self at a cost 450,000 shillings , i still have a balance of 1,170,000 on my MOMO account
1754517 UGX ($476 USD)
over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
My daily life is now moving on well than before receiving the transfer.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When my wife told me about receiving the transfer. I felt very well because I knew its to help me do what I want.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought mattress, bag, clothes, shoes and am planning to use the balance when the second transfer is made.
over 5 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means developing my household from poverty to reasonable stardands of living.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is lunch time together with my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is working for people and they do not want paying me back.
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