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Children are the most vulnerable when violence, famine, or disaster strikes. But you can be there for them with your additional pledge of $7 per month!

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Guinea pigs provide manure to grow crops, meat to eat, and income from the sale of pups. They make a perfect gift for vulnerable families because of how easy they are to breed and inexpensive they are to raise. They’re a sustainable source of protein and nutrition — just what any child needs.


  • Peru

ITEM #10118


  • Adding protein to a child’s diet dramatically reduces malnutrition, helping her or him grow physically and mentally.
  • Children who aren’t hungry are able to focus on their education and gives them opportunities to rise out of poverty. Since malnutrition severely limits a child’s cognitive development, adding protein to her or his diet improves problem solving skills and creativity.
  • Guinea pigs provide a sustainable food source for the family since they’re easy to breed. A female guinea pig can produce up to four litters per year.
  • Families are also able to sell guinea pigs in the market for additional income, which can be used for tuition, medical expenses and other needs.

A Story of True Impact

Ariel Colque is a 9-year-old girl living in Bolivia with her mother, father and younger sister Yesica. Both girls used to be malnourished and never hit any of their growth milestones, which is sadly too common in Bolivia. Then friends like you provided the family with guinea pigs. As part of the agreement to receive the guinea pigs, the family had to build a pen for the them and provide their food.

The FH facilitator trained the family on how to breed them. Additionally they were taught to cook the meat, which is rich in protein and vitamins like iron. Now, the family also encourages other families in their guinea pig breeding. Ariel and Yesica are now able to eat a well-rounded diet full of protein and are growing strong.