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James
landscapeCountry:
uganda
workOccupation:
Teaching
faceAge:
39
workCampaign
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1730250 UGX ($472 USD)
access_time 13 days ago
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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest impact is that the cash transfer came at the time when my child was sick. I spent part of the cash transfer on clearing medical bills. I am glad that my child is now healthy and improving. I would have lost him had I not received the cash transfer.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I received the mobile money while I was visiting in the village. I felt very excited and happy when I confirmed the message in my account.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent UGX700000 on the treatment of the child. I have saved UGX1000000 for future use.
 
Enrolled
access_time 4 months ago
 
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means I can complete the payment of my plot of land. I intend to build a commercial house on it that will generate income for my family.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the evening when I do an evaluation of my day's achievements.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is inadequate income to sort my family needs like school fees, food, medical among others. The salary I earn is not enough to solve all my problems since I take care of many dependents.