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Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I am very excited because I have acquired cows that will empower me to marry a wife. I have been longing to marry but could not due to lack of livestock and financial support. I am very grateful to GiveDirectly for sending me this cash transfer. Long live GiveDirectly.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
When I received the cash transfer, I was overjoyed and filled with happines. I tried calling the hotline but could not get through because it was engaged.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I spent the first cash transfer to purchase three cows worth UGX 1700000.
access_time 9 months ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money will bring an end to a single life and hiring land for agricultural.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is during lunch time since it's when I enjoy a meal.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced is unemployment. From the time I graduated, I have never got a job.