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How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
This money came in at a time when I really needed it because I was jobless and had no food at home. It really helped me because it enabled me to buy food and to be able to not starve since I had no other alternatives at the time.
access_time 2 months ago
What do you plan to do with the cash transfer?
I will use this money firstly to buy enough food for my family and then other groceries, because i am not sure how long will the pandemic last
What does receiving this money mean to you?
I will be able to take care of myself during the pandemic, i will buy food and a protective materials to the pandemic, like masks and hand wash soap
What is the happiest part of your day?
I am mostly happy around lunch hours, as by that time i am mostly back home with money from my piece work to give my family for food
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The problems which were their have just been escalated, there are no more chance for piece work as the ones who were offering me this kind of work are always complaining that they do not have money at the moment