In Bolivia, families who live in rural areas have limited access to food. This affects both their emotional and physical health. By providing other means to receive better nutrition, such as by growing vegetable kitchen gardens, local families can have a better quality of life. Each family will receive construction materials, seeds and agricultural supplies.
Rabbits are a very cost-effective and non-labour intensive animal to raise, producing highly nutritious meat along with enriching manure which can greatly improve soil quality. Rabbits are also highly reproductive and grow rapidly, leading to a very profitable animal for a family to raise.
Poultry are fairly easy to care for and help keep areas clean by controlling bugs and weeds naturally. Poultry are an excellent source of food and meat, as their eggs can feed a family while also being a reliable source of income. Poultry also create excellent fertilizer for farming.
Pigs are a hardy animal that provide many valuable uses including pork, lard, leather, glue and fertilizer, as well as a variety of medicines. Pigs can also have up to five or six pigs per litter, at least once a year, which can be raised or sold as income to provide for a family’s needs.
It’s important for pastors in the Dominican Republic to be able to get together and encourage and equip one another for ministry. They’ll receive assistance with transportation, food and educational and training materials.
Change women’s lives in Rwanda by teaching them how to read. Becoming literate allows Rwandan women to provide a better future for themselves and their families. This gift comes with books, Bibles and gender training.
In Kakuma Refugee camps in Kenya, families must pay to use grinding mills to turn their maize into flour. Many who cannot afford this will hand-grind their maize using stones. Having free and easy access to a grinding mill helps save time and money that can be used for other important needs.
In Rwanda, not all children are able to complete secondary education, which limits opportunities for their future. Give vulnerable children and parentless kids the education that they need for a better life.
Tuition and school fees aren’t the only things keeping vulnerable children from getting an education. The lack of basic school supplies is another deterrent. Provide marginalized kids in Rwanda and Kenya with access to tools they need to do well in school.
In Cochabamba, Bolivia, children and youth benefit greatly from programs that improve their well-being. They are able to acquire life skills that support good health and are provided with nutritious food. Spiritual, psychological and educational support are also offered to the participants.