Six Egg Laying Chickens

$
$19.00
Gives 6 chickens
Gift Description:
$19 purchases six laying chickens to help feed a family and provide an extra source of income. Tending chickens is one of few opportunities for many to save and invest in rural developing countries. One laying hen can produce up to 200 eggs a year, providing families with a protein-rich diet. What is not consumed can be sold at market for a profit. Chickens also provide pest control and fertilizer for vegetable gardens. The amount of land needed to raise chickens is relatively small compared to other livestock, and they can survive on agricultural and household waste.
Area Served:
Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Middle East
Gift Provided By:
Concern Worldwide US
New York, NY
Concern Worldwide US is a global community that shares a common vision of a world where no one lives in poverty, fear or oppression, and all have access to the opportunities and choices essential to a long, healthy and creative life, and can be treated with dignity and respect. Concern Worldwide focuses on engaging in long-term development work and responding to emergency situations so people in poverty achieve major improvements in their lives that last and spread without ongoing support from Concern.
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