Baby Pigs for Families in Need

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$45.00
Gives 1 pig
Gift Description:
Your gift will give a piglet to a family in need. By the time one of these little pigs is one year old, it will weigh around 200 lbs. and give birth to its first litter of piglets, which can be sold at market. In the meantime, it will provide plenty of manure for fertilizer to use in a family garden. Pigs also provide valuable protein that is easy to dress, cure and store. Easy to keep and inexpensive to care for, pigs provide food, income and security—especially when the average sow can produce 15 piglets a year! Pigs are ready to be slaughtered after 6 months of age, with each pig producing well over 100 pounds of meat. Pigs require little space, provide an excellent fertilizer for crops, and happily feed on scraps and other bio waste not used by a family.
Area Served:
Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Central America, South America
Gift Provided By:
Plan International USA
Warwick, RI
Plan strives to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of vulnerable children in developing countries by enabling children, their families and their communities to meet basic needs; fostering relationships among peoples of different cultures and countries; and promoting the rights and interests of the world’s children. Plan's solutions are designed with sustainability in mind and range from clean water and healthcare programs to education projects and child-protection initiatives.
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