Goats: Help Families Become Self-Sufficient

by Lambi Fund of Haiti
Goats: Help Families Become Self-Sufficient
Jun 2, 2021

Persevering Through 2020's Dark Cloud

The months of December 2020 and January 2021 were quite busy for the members of Asosyasyon Fanm Vanyan Fyevil (Fyevil Association of Courageous Women). Our Regional Monitor worked closely with the management committee of AFVF along with 2 two of their previously contractaed Veterinarians to evaluate the progress of this project and their goats. Approximately 21 members participated in these meetings where they discussed the following: 
  • Difficulties they faced in acquiring essential medications needed to care for the ill goats.
  • Revamping the process of distributing the baby goats.
  • Monitoring the evolution of the troop and how the goats are interacting with each other.
  • Necessity of reform in an effort to minimize miscarriages among the goats.
Based on those points, here are the solutions that the women were able to come up with:
  • The veterinarians will assist the organization in getting the medications needed that are most prevalent throughout the troop. 
  • Closer monitoring of the female goats that suffer more than one miscarriage to move them elsewhere when necessary.
  • More frequent meetings to be held throughout the organization to discuss, in detail, the distribution method so no one is skipped accidentally or feels they were skipped. 
Although the itnernal work was a lot, the goats continued to produce. There were 16 goats that were born in the beginning of this year. The original troop now has 216 kids born since the inception of the project. So far, 172 have been distributed to 120 of AFVF's members. Even the kids have given birth! 48 of the once baby goats already gave birth to 73 kids of their own!
In addition to their flourishing goat project, these women have also begun filling bags to prepare their seedlings for the reforestation aspect of their project. 


Share on Twitter Share on Facebook

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Lambi Fund of Haiti

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @LambiFund
Project Leader:
Josette Perard
Port au Prince, Haiti
$17,114 raised of $38,000 goal
230 donations
$20,886 to go
Donate Now
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

Lambi Fund of Haiti has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence


Woman Holding a Gift Card
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle

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.