Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi

by The Sophia Foundation
Play Video
Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi
Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi
Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi
Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi
Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi
Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi
Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi
Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi
Buy a Goat for a Widow in Pap Onditi

Summary

The project plans to give widows a goat to improve their economic status for a better future in Pap Onditi village, Kenya. This project will empower widows economically. Goats reproduce quickly and support improved nutrition critical for children and widows infected with HIV and AIDS. Its excellent initiatives that can help widows recover quickly from poverty and a form of savings. This project will help over 100 families improve their livelihoods and food security.

$40
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
4
years

Challenge

According to poverty index report 2014, Kisumu County is one of the poorest Counties most affected with high prevalence rate of 19.3% ofHIV/AIDS in Kenya. There are over 200 widows living with HIV/AIDS in Pap Onditi who are at risk of facing early death due to hunger and lack of finances to support their children to school. Over 25% of the population lives on less than $1 with over 25% of children are acutely malnourished. They lack skills to craft a livelihoods to support their families.

Solution

This projects will reach out and economically empower many widows and their children towards the road to self reliance. Goats reproduce quickly and support improved nutrition critical for children and widows infected with HIV and AIDS. Its excellent resilience-building initiatives that can help widows recover quickly from poverty and a form of savings. This project will help over 100 families improve their livelihoods and food security.

Long-Term Impact

The project will train and educate 100 widows and them with goats which will improve their livelihoods and food security. This in the long run will enable them take their children to school, provide proper nutrition and help themselves and their community.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

Organization Information

The Sophia Foundation

Location: Kisumu, Kenya - Kenya
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
The Sophia Foundation
Nicholas Ojwando
Project Leader:
Nicholas Ojwando
Kisumu, Kenya

Retired Project!

This project is no longer accepting donations.
 

Still want to help?

Find another project in Kenya or in Economic Growth that needs your help.
Find a Project

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.