Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala

 
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has received 3 donations
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Outrage and Inspire - Gimme Nutrition
    By - Roger Thurow - The Global Food for Thought Blog
    Esteemed Senior Fellow from the Chicago Council on Global Affaris, Roger Thurow, visited Save the Children's nutrition programs in Guatemala where we include our goat program as a tool to fight malnutrition. Here is his blog:  There are several reasons why Guatemala sits atop the Hunger and Nutrition...
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Fight Child Hunger with a Goat-Raising Center
    By - Ajla Grozdanic - Communications Officer
    The sleepy Mayan village of Aldea El Paraiso in the Guatemalan Quiché highlands was buzzing with action today during an opening ceremony of a new goat-raising center, hosted by the non-profit organization Save the Children in partnership with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) and the U.S. Agency for...
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has received 19 donations
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    New Goat-Raising Center in Guatemala
    By - Ajla Grozdanic - Communications Officer
    The sleepy Mayan village of Aldea El Paraiso in the Guatemalan Quiché highlands was buzzing with action today during an opening ceremony of a new goat-raising center, hosted by the non-profit organization Save the Children in partnership with Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) and the U.S. Agency for...
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has received 4 donations
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has received 12 donations
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Cristiano Ronaldo Gears Up to Fight Child Hunger in Guatemala with the Help of Some Goats
    By - E. Burke - Senior Director, Media and Communications
    Real Madrid football star Cristiano Ronaldo is kicking off 2013 as Save the Children's new Global Artist Ambassador. In his new role, Cristiano will fight child hunger and obesity, and promote physical activity and healthy eating. "When I learned that 1 in 7 kids around the world go to bed hungry each...
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has received 13 donations
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Dona Fidelia Has a Dream to Reduce Malnutrition
    By - Mauro Tartaglia - Project Leader
    Doña Fidelia Brito lives in Guatemala's Highlands, in a small rural village. A successful experience with Save the Children's goat program has inspired Doña Fidelia to fight chronic malnutrition in her community. In 2008 Doña Fidelia and her husband Leonel Cruz took their only child Felipe Josué...
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Increased Goat Milk Production is Good News for Children
    By - Patricia Ceballos - Guatemala Country Office Staff
    "With the support Save the Children has given me, I learned a lot about goats and all its various benefits. I have a goal which is to have my own milk production factory in about 5-year-time". Those were the words of Diego Sarat, Save the Children agricultural leader in Media Luna the community in Guatemala, Cunen,...
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    A dream comes true: a goat enterprise
    By - Miguel Angel Chipel - Tecnico de Campo
    The dream to have a goat-based enterprise came true for the Ramirez-Cano family in the community of El Pinal. El Pinal is located in a pine forest area where local farmers had to change traditional sugar cane farming to corn, beans and coffee due to competition from industrial sugar cane production. The area is affected by...
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    • all-kids
      all-kids Thank you for the update Miguel. It is always so wonderful to learn how my donations are helping. Hurrah to Elmer and Natalia, they are doing a wonderful job. Bless them and all of those beautiful little children. Thank you again Miguel. I look forward to hearing from you and Global Giving again.
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Claudia and Luis Get a Goat
    By - Mauro Tartaglia - Project Leader
    Julia Hernandez Lux and Isaias De Leon Hernandez live in the community of La Hacienda in Guatemala with their seven children. Isaias works as a carpenter as he does not have access to enough land to farm. When the Save the Children-sponsored PROMASA began its activities in La Hacienda in 2007, The Hernandez's 1-year-old...
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    • craigforni
      craigforni Very impressive! It is so great to see the recipients of a gift. Thanks for sharing. By the way, my gift was submitted and approved for a 100% matching gift by my employer.
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has received 467 donations
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Got Goat Milk?
    By - Mauro Tartaglia - Guatemala Save the Children Officer
    "I learned a lot about goats and all its various benefits. I have a goal which is to have my own milk production factory in about 5-year-time". Those were the words of Diego Sarat, PROMASA agricultural leader in Media Luna the community, Cunen, Quiché. This...
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has made updates to their project page.
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Facts and Stats About Our Progress
    By - Mauro Tartaglia - Program Manager
    During this past quarter GlobalGiving donations were used to support the purchase 28 pure breed goats (20 female, 8 males) from Mexico. These animals will be used for the improvement of local breeds  and increasing milk production for at least 1600 goat-owner families. Goat milk is an important source of animal protein...
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Best Practices in Goat Management: The Pen
    By - Jennifer L. Riley - Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts Univ.
    The Goat Pen The project requires that each family build a pen that sits above the ground, with a slotted floor, lamina roof and attached trough for food and water (see Cartilla Técnica for Modulo Pecuario Caprino).  Each family is provided with the lamina and nails, and expects the family to contribute...
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    • all-kids
      all-kids Hi Jennifer, I'm happy to read your update about the Goats Management Program. I donated 2 goats last year. I've been eager to learn how they are doing, what the families named each of them, and how each family is doing. Perhaps it is too much to hope to learn all the specifics about 'my goats' and how... Read more »
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has received 569 donations
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala posted a progress report
    Just Kidding
    By - Penny Crump - Project Participant
    Our project is moving along. We are very happy to report that the families who have received the goats are very grateful. Every spring, we hope to have a healthy “kidding season” for the goats. Kidding is not making a joke! It is what farmers call it when mother goats give birth to babies. Like dogs have...
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    • all-kids
      all-kids Hi Penny,I am so excited to hear from you and that the goats have found their new homes with families that are so happy to have them. I look forward toyour next email and all about the "kids" both human and goat! Good luck to you and your group. With fond affection. Merrilee
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    • Penelope
      Penelope Awww... Thanks Merrilee. I'm putting up some photos so you can see them. :-)
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    • all-kids
      all-kids Hi Penny, THE GOATS ARE SO CUTE!!! THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR THE PHOTOS. I love them all. Please stay in touch. With all my heart I thank you for your news and for the pictures. Do the goats have names? With tons of affection, Merrilee
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    • seralight
      seralight Hi Penelope, thank you for the report about the percentage of reduction in beneficiary children. I am curious as to why the reduction in malnutrition is only apprx, 8 % in 5 years when the study is focused on the beneficiaries only. thanks for any clarification on this.
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  • Liane
    Liane We thank you and your boys very much for your support ~ Happy New Year!
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  • Christin Keehbler
    Christin Keehbler our boys donated their allowance in December and purchased two goats!
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  • Buy a Goat for a Family in Guatemala has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Penelope Crump

Westport, CT United States

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