How much do things cost in Uganda?

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Hi there! 

Here are the cost of common items in the Philippines to help give you an idea of how far your Family Gifts can go! :)






Chicken                                   40,000 UGX

Goat                                        160,000 UGX

Cow                                         300,000 UGX

Pig                                           170,000 UGX

Sheep                                      150,000 UGX

Rabbit                                      46,000 UGX

Turkeys                                   120,000 UGX

Duck                                       50,000 UGX

Bicycle                                    300,000 UGX

Riding gloves                          150,000 UGX

Helmet                                     150,000 UGX

Blanket                                    400,000 UGX

Mattress                                 120,000 UGX

Sheet set                                45,000 UGX

Dress                                      50,000 UGX

Handkerchief                          2,500 UGX

Jacket                                    40,000 UGX

Pants                                      35,000 UGX

Shirt                                         25,000 UGX

Shoes                                      70,000 UGX

Socks                                      3,000 UGX

Bananas (1 bunch)                  6,000 UGX

Beans (1 kg)                            3,500 UGX

Bread (1 kg)                             5,000 UGX

Eggs (2 dozen)                        12,000 UGX

Flour (1 bag cassava)               70,000 UGX

Flour (1 bag maize)                   120,000 UGX

Flour (1 bag millet)                     145,000 UGX

Fruit (1 container)                       6,000 UGX

Meat (1 kg)                                 10,000 UGX

Rice (1 kg)                                  5,000 UGX

Sugar (1 kg)                                4,800 UGX

Vegetables (1 container)             5,000 UGX

Ball                                              50,000 UGX

Doll                                              25,000 UGX

We recommend using the Oanda currency converter for the most up to date exchange rate from Ugandan Shillings to US dollars.                             
(List updated 5/22/19)
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Hi, is this for Philippines or Uganda?
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Hope, so sorry for the confusion. This is actually for Uganda not the Philippines.
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I just met a Pastor and his wife and they sponsor a child in Uganda.  They have traveled their with their church 3 x already.  One of the Pastors in the church felt called to Bless their sponsor child with a home.  It cost 5000 US Dollars.