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Proscovia's family
Subsistence farming
Standard Uganda
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Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1728300 UGX ($466 USD)
access_time 1 month ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that, I have got a strong belief of constructing a permanent house that will save my agricultural produce from termites . Before, I had lost hope of constructing a permanent house because the little money we would get was spent on paying school fees.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I became very happy and ululated as sign of joy . I thanked God because GiveDirectly had truly fulfilled their promise.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent UGX 20,000 of my first transfer for buying food. I have not yet spent UGX 1,680,000 but I am planning to spend it to buy bricks, sand, cement and in case any money remains I will buy utensils.
access_time 2 months ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means to build ironroofed house for both my shelter and store of crops.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of the day is evening hours. I spend this time relaxing as my dependant helps me to do domestic work.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I face is lack of money to pay school fees for my step daughter currently studying in mukogoro community school.