Lindy was a beneficiary who received three goats in 2017. He has managed his herd quite well and has 9 goats healthy and beautiful goats at the moment. He has sold 6 goats over the last three years to pay school fees for his two sons and to buy food when needed. He unfortunately lost 5 goats to sickness and wild animal attacks, but reported the deaths immediately, allowing our staff to confirm the incident.
Gina received three pregnant goats in 2017, just before her husband passed away. She currently has 7 goats, having sold 8 previously to cover household expenses. Without the goat project, she would not have had milk, meat or a way to pay for every day expenses. Gratitude is not a strong enough word for what Gina feels!
Elsie was one of the very first American Foundation for Children with AIDS goat beneficiaries in 2015 and said having goats basically saved her family. Her husband passed away in 2013, when her youngest child was 2 months old and she says the goats provided milk and meat for her family and that by selling goats she managed to keep all three children in school, never missing school fees and always having enough for uniforms.
At the beginning of 2023, Elsie had 28 goats, 20 of which she has recently sold as she is building a new house. She is so happy and grateful to have been chosen by the American Foundation for Children with AIDS.
The team here at the American Foundation for Children with AIDS thanks you for supporting this project and the work we do for the children in Africa. As you start to make decisions regarding your end of year giving, please keep us in mind so we can continue our good work into 2024 and beyond. We wish you a new year full of many blessings and as much hope as you have shared with us. If you would like to learn even more about what we do or how you can meet some of the children you have helped, please contact Tanya Weaver at tweaver@AFCAids.org.
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