Educate 1000 poor children about humane pet care



We use humane education of children to improve the lives of animals in poor/war torn countries: Uganda, Bosnia, & Honduras. In turn, children's lives are enhanced by animals; kinder societies result.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Lasting change for animals only happens when children learn early to treat animals kindly. But in poor countries, children may not learn through their parents or peers about kindness to animals. By supporting humane ed methods proven to work in each country, this project will improve animals' lives, and in turn, animals will provide poor children with loving relationships that will help them lead kinder, fuller lives.With a "multiplier effect" this could reach 10,000 people in the 3 countries.

How will this project solve this problem?

We provide humane ed materials for children and direct support to help them care for their pets (meds & spay/neuter). Ed material and animal care are provided using a culturally sensitive and proven approach, in local languages.

Potential Long Term Impact

We improve the lives of animals by encouraging kindness and improved care, with the parallel effect of encouraging kindness and empathy towards people. Children are encouraged to spread the message to friends/family; this could affect 10,000 people.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $830

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 $830 .  The original project funding goal was $9,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).


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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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Animal-Kind International

Jemez Springs, New Mexico, United States

Project Leader

Karen Menczer

Jemez Springs, New Mexico United States

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