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Herds & Flocks

With just one goat or a few chickens, a family can start earning the income they need for food, medical care, and more. They’ll have better meals with their eggs or milk and can even use the manure to grow healthy vegetables. That’s an impressive package deal!

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My mind is now at peace,” Paula says. At 62 years of age, she has worked hard all her life. Her only income used to come from occasionally washing clothes for people, but that wasn’t enough. She would go to friends to see if she could help them with anything so she could get something to eat.

Her husband is a fisherman, but that work isn’t steady either. And when the rains come, their community is trapped underwater for a whole month or two.

Today, however, Paula is the proud owner of 50 hens—provided by ADRA—that are living in safe, elevated chicken coops. “Thank God for this opportunity,” she says. “Because of this business, my family is able to eat every day. I don’t know how to thank ADRA’s donors, but God knows how grateful and happy I am.”

My mind is now at peace,” Paula says. At 62 years of age, she has worked hard all her life. Her only income used to come from occasionally washing clothes for people, but that wasn’t enough. She would go to friends to see if she could help them with anything so she could get something to eat.

Her husband is a fisherman, but that work isn’t steady either. And when the rains come, their community is trapped underwater for a whole month or two.

Today, however, Paula is the proud owner of 50 hens—provided by ADRA—that are living in safe, elevated chicken coops. “Thank God for this opportunity,” she says. “Because of this business, my family is able to eat every day. I don’t know how to thank ADRA’s donors, but God knows how grateful and happy I am.”