When you give an ox to a vulnerable family, they are able to plow larger plots of land and grow more vegetables. They will no longer have to plow their fields by hand or pay to rent oxen.
WHY THIS MATTERS
Many families in developing nations rely on agriculture for their livelihoods. With an ox, they are able to exponentially increase their harvest, creating more produce to sell in the market. With a higher income, families can afford to pay for tuition fees, school supplies and other needs. Since oxen replace back-breaking human labor, farmers can dedicate more time to caring for their families or increasing income in other ways. Expenses previously dedicated to renting an ox can be allocated to other important needs like medical care and school expenses.