Livelihoods for Families Through Livestock, Sudan

$11,787 $13,535
Raised Remaining


This project will provide food and medicine to save the lives of donkeys and other livestock in Darfur, as they are vital to the population's survival and a key component of household wealth.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Donkeys are a key asset and source of income for the population in Darfur. Yet displaced villagers have lost 60 to 90% of their livestock during the recent violence, mostly due to theft, killing and lack of vital support. Because donkey market prices have increased 100 times since the start of the conflict, Darfurians need a practical support program to save their livestock. This project will target the most vulnerable families, including female-led households, as the primary beneficiaries.

How will this project solve this problem?

RI will provide animal healthcare and fodder provision for 6,000 donkeys in North Darfur, corresponding to roughly 30,000 individual beneficiaries. This activity will result in improved health and a higher survival rate for essential livestock.

Potential Long Term Impact

This project will save vulnerable livestock in Darfur, thus improving the population’s economic standing and food security. It will make women safer by reducing the length of high-risk excursions for water and firewood.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $11,787

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $11,787 .  The original project funding goal was $25,322.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Thanks to 59 donors like you, a total of $11,787 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Relief International

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Project Leader

Brenna Taylor-Ford

Philanthropy Associate
Los Angeles, CA United States

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