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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
The biggest difference in my daily life is that I now plough on time since I acquired a second bull which has made cultivation easier for me.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
The moment I received my money, I felt very happy and thanked God for the GD support.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent my first transfer to buy bull at 700,000ugx, sand at 900,00ugx, a mattress at 110,000ugx, school fees at 82,500ugx,flask at 20,000ugx ,food at 100,000ugx, cement at 60,000ugx, and savings worth 537,500ugx
access_time 4 months ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means I will be able to build a house that I can use as a food store and kichen.
I also intend to dig a pit latrine.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is in the noon time when my grand children are back from school and they are playing.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship that I am faced with is sickness.
I have a problem with my back and this some times makes it hard for me to work.