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Adiyah's family
Subsistence farming
Eastern Uganda
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2nd Payment
Transfer Amount
1685137 UGX ($444 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
How is your life different than it would have been if you never received the transfer?
Seeing my children's school fees being paid in time and am now able to work on my house which i didn''t expect, thanks a lot for your support.
In your opinion, what does GiveDirectly do well, and what does it not do well?
Am appreciative of everything, i didn't have a mattress and now i have bought it.
What did you spend your second transfer on?
Am planning to but cement of 300,000, labour 420,000, I will be paying three porter 5,000= per day, 1 trip of aggregates at 100,000, sand and 80,000 and feeding for the workers.
Initial Payment
Transfer Amount
1754517 UGX ($466 USD)
access_time almost 6 years ago
Describe the biggest difference in your daily life.
I paid my children's school fees with alot of ease which has not been the case. I also now sleep comfortably on a new matress.
Describe the moment when you received your money. How did you feel?
I was over joyed and thanked God for the receiving money.
What did you spend your first transfer on?
I paid school fees worth 450,000Ugsh, I hired land for rice farming at 500,000Ugsh, I bought sand and gravel for constructing my house at 360,000Ugsh, I bought a solar kit at 200,000Ugsh and a matress at 110,000Ugsh. The balance of 80,000Ugsh I spent it on transport and food at home.
access_time 6 years ago
What does receiving this money mean to you?
Receiving this money means, transforming my life to a better one .I plan to buy a cow and start a business in order to get some money for daily use.
What is the happiest part of your day?
The happiest part of my day is lunch time when am having a balanced meal with my family.
What is the biggest hardship you've faced in your life?
The biggest hardship I have faced in my is failure to pay schoolfèes for all my children.