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Emmanuel's family
Emmanuel
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Subsistence farming
faceAge:
23
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1730250 UGX ($468 USD)
access_time 4 years ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is sleeping better on a mattress and a blanket that morning comes without you realizing, unlike before.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
That moment I received my money, I felt so happy to see such an amount of money I have never held before, which will reduce burdens in my household.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
Most of my first transfer was lent to a brother who wanted a top up to buy a taxi motorcycle, and the remaining balance, I bought household items like mattress and blanket.
 
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What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means I will be able to buy a piece of land that I can cultivate. I will also buy cows that can reproduce. With this, I will be in position to marry a wife.
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am happiest in the evening when I am playing football with fellow villagemates. I feel relaxed.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I am faced with is poverty. I do not have money to facilitate marriage so I stay alone as a single. I do whatever I need to do alone because there is no one to help me. Some times work is really much but I have no option. I just have to endure and do it. This comes with delays.