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Goat for livelihood support for poor women

by Azad India Foundation
Goat for livelihood support for poor women
Goat for livelihood support for poor women
Goat for livelihood support for poor women
Goat for livelihood support for poor women

Dear Friends,

We are happy to present our progress report of the project 'Goat for Livelihood support for Poor Women’ which started one year back by Azad India Foundation. We identify the potential women beneficiaries who have no financial support and give them goats to supplement their income.

We had given one pair of goats to Hamida from village Sathbolia, Block Pothia at the inception of the project. She has three children without any steady source of income. She works as a landless labor during the time of the cultivation. 

Due to Covid19 pandemic ,Indian government announced total lockdown from the month of March for nearly two months. It created hardships and economic loss of many people especially living in the rural areas of the country.There was no source of income for majority of these people as they relied mainly on agriculture.

AIF team revisited Hamida's  home after the Covid19 lockdown in Kishanganj ended. Hamida said that she sold her goats for Rs 9700 as animal traders were not coming from outside at the local haat. She got good price for her goats which she used for buying ration and food supplies. The goats were her family's life saver and  provided her with money during the time of the crisis. She still has 5 goats left which she said would multiply soon.

We need the funds to reach out to many more women like Hamida.

 Donating now will enable us to purchase goats at a fair price and ensure that the women receive the best breed. Goats are bought locally as their chances of survival are highest in Kishanganj.

Warm Regards,

 

 

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Hamida with her Goats
Hamida with her Goats

Dear Friends,

We are happy to present our progress report of the project 'Goat for Livelihood support for Poor Women’ which started almost two years back by Azad India Foundation. We identify the potential women beneficiaries who have no financial support and give them goats to supplement their income.

We had given 1 pair of goats to Hamida from village Sathbolia, Block Pothia at the inception of the project. She is a divorcee deserted by her husband. She has three children without any steady source of income. She works as a landless labor during the time of the cultivation.

AIF team revisited her home after three months. Hamida has sold five of her goats for Rs 6700 for buying ration and food supplies and to pay for her own medical treatment. She is really grateful to GlobalGiving for the support she had received and helped her in dire straits.

We need the funds to reach out to many more women like Hamida.

Donating now will enable us to purchase goats at a fair price and ensure that the women receive the best breed. Goats are bought locally as their chances of survival are highest in Kishanganj.

Warm Regards,

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Hamida
Hamida

Dear Friends,

We are happy to present our progress report of the project 'Goat for Livelihood support for Poor Women’ which started one year back by Azad India Foundation. We identify the potential women beneficiaries who have no financial support and give them goats to supplement their income.


We had given 1 pair of goats to Hamida from village Sathbolia, Block Pothia at the inception of the project. She is a divorcee deserted by her husband. She has three children without any steady source of income. She works as a landless labor during the time of the cultivation.

AIF team revisited her home after three months. Hamida has sold three out of her seven goats for Rs 3500 for the food supplies and to pay for her younger son’s medical treatment.

Maifunisa from the village Aambari, Block Pothia was also given one pair of goats. She also sold one more goat for Rs 1500 for her own medical treatment. She feels that these goats give her sense of security, as she has no other asset.

We need the funds to reach out to many more women like Hamida and Maifunnisa.
Donating now will enable us to purchase goats at a fair price and ensure that the women receive the best breed. Goats are bought locally as their chances of survival are highest in Kishanganj.

Warm Regards,

Maifunisa
Maifunisa
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Hamida
Hamida

Dear Friends,

We are happy to present our progress report of the project 'Goat for Livelihood support for Poor Women’ which started one year back by Azad India Foundation. We identify the potential women beneficiaries who have no financial support and give them goats to supplement their income.

We had given 1 pair of goats to Hamida from village Sathbolia, Block Pothia at the inception of the project. She is a divorcee deserted by her husband. She has 3 children without any steady source of income. She works as a landless labor during the time of cultivation.

She diligently raised the goats and as goats multiply faster from the last report three months back , now she has 7 goats. She says, “I am raising these goats as an investment for my children’s educational needs.”

Maifunisa from the village Aambari was also given one pair of goats. She had 3 goats out of which she sold one at the time of need. She feels that these goats give her sense of security, as she has no other asset.

We need the funds to reach out to many more women like Hamida and Maifunnisa.

Donating now will enable us to purchase goats at a fair price and ensure that the women receive the best breed. Goats are bought locally as their chances of survival are highest in Kishanganj.

Warm Regards,

Maifunnisa
Maifunnisa
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Hamida with her goats
Hamida with her goats

Dear Friends,

We are happy to present our progress report of the project 'Goat for Livelihood support for Poor Women’ which started one year back by Azad India Foundation. We identify the potential women beneficiaries who have no financial support and give them goats to supplement their income.

We had given 1 pair of goats to Hamida from village Sathbolia, Block Pothia at the inception of the project. She is a divorcee deserted by her husband. She has 3 children without any steady source of income. She works as a landless labor during the time of cultivation.She diligently raised the goats and as goats multiply faster now she has now 5 goats. She says, “I am raising these goats as an investment for my children’s educational needs.”

Jhariman from the village Suhagi was also given one pair of goats. She has now 3 goats having sold one at the time of need. She feels that these goats give her sense of security as she has no other asset.

We need the funds to reach out to many more women like Hamida.

Donating now will enable us to purchase goats at a fair price and ensure that the women receive the best breed. Goats are bought locally as their chances of survival are highest in Kishanganj.

Warm Regards,

Jariman with her goats
Jariman with her goats
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Azad India Foundation

Location: Kishanganj, Bihar - India
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Twitter: @kishanganjazad1
Project Leader:
Yuman Hussain
Kishanganj, Bihar India
$667 raised of $1,200 goal
 
18 donations
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