Dairy Cow $500.00
A cow is an incredible gift to a family in need. They can provide a family with milk and fertilizer to improve their crops. They're also a great source of calcium and protein which is essential in maintaining the health of the family. A cow can raise a family out of poverty.
Why This Matters
Last year, FH helped over 700,000 children in nutritional programs. Cows play a large role in that. Without protein, young children are likely to suffer irreversible developmental losses, including low IQ, inability to concentrate, and failure to grow to a full, mature stature. Not only is milk a great source of protein, but additionally, milk can be sold in the market, making this a great income generation tool for families. To top it all off, cows create natural fertilizer that can drastically improve a family's harvest.
Read more on our blog: What a Difference a Cow Makes in Burundi