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I spent my first transfer for paying for a piece of land at 1,400,000ugx, paid school fees 150,000ugx for my child and the balance I used for buying food.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I recieved my first transfer I felt very happy and I thanked God for bring Givedirectly to my village.
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that am now healthy and am in the process of buying my piece of land.
access_time 5 months ago
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
Since am traditional healer I face a very big challenge with my clients especially when it comes to payment, they hardly pay promptly due to povety so they keep paying me in instalment which affects my budget and planning.
What is the happiest part of your day?
When I get up any day in the morning when am fine not sick makes me happy because i know, i will not loss any coin for treatment.
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Am going to buy gardens for farming since I have less when I receive this money.