Living and coping with long-term illness

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One theme, which came up several times during my field interactions with some FEDU respondents was how long-term illness impacted on livelihoods, especially among individuals already living in financial distress. During one of the field visits in Mbale, I met Iryn … Continued

L-IFT has uplifted me

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As the Finance and Energy Diaries Project Uganda (FEDU) is coming to an end, I interacted with some of the field researchers, who over the past months played a critical role in the execution of the FEDU project. I was especially … Continued

Giving voice

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On 13th April, during a project visit in Kasokwe, a village in Eastern Uganda, the L-IFT team met one of their research participants Kasobya Eunice, the mother of four young boys, expecting her fifth child. A listening ear During our talk with … Continued

FEDU Field Researchers: Interview with Agatha Amollo

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For the blog series titled “FEDU field researchers”, I introduce some of the FEDU field researcher as they share their field stories. For the third of the series, I interviewed Amollo Agatha a field research based in Tororo eastern Uganda. … Continued

FEDU Field Researchers: Interview with Dennis Mallisa

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For the current and subsequent blog series titled “FEDU field researchers”, some of the FEDU field researcher share their field stories. The field researchers talk about their experiences in the field, skills gained, aspirations and what motivates them. For the … Continued

FEDU Field Stories: Biweekly Four

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19th November Its bi-weekly Four. Most of the FEDU respondents have now been interviewed four times over the past two months. It has been fascinating interacting the FEDU research respondents and following the progression of the relationship built between the … Continued

An interview with field researcher Elizabeth

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To get an insight into the individuals behind the FEDU project in eastern Uganda, after the first bi-weekly meeting in Mbale, I sat down with one of the field researchers Andera Elizabeth, or rather Liz as she prefers to be … Continued

FEDU Field Diaries: In the field at last

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27th September 2016 I’m delighted to finally be in the field. After what seemed like a long wait, I at last joined the Financial and Energy Diaries Uganda (FEDU) field researcher Elizabeth, as she went for a field visit. In … Continued

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