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Nankwanga's family
Subsistence farming
Eastern Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1685137 UGX ($444 USD)
access_time 5 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
I managed to buy land using my token transfer and now i have bought a motorcycle for boda boda business, my children never had clothes but now they have after i bought for them using some of the money from my token transfer.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Whatever GD does is good, I have not seen anything bad or negative with GD or GD staff.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
I paid for a motorcycle on loan at 1,600,000Ugsh and the balance of 32,000Ugsh i bought household items and kitchen ware
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($466 USD)
access_time over 5 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I now own a plot I land and right now I am counted among th land lords here in this community.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I felft very happy. It is that day I came to believe that Give Directly does not tell lies.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I bought a plot of land and it costed me1400000. The remaining a mount of 300000 was spent on buying some household items such clothes, plates and bed sheets.
access_time over 5 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means that my development plans will go through say buying a plot of land and plan for my children.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is lunch time together with my other family members.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship is lack of my own house.