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Charity Gifts for growing a living, chickens and farming

Choosing a gift from the World Gifts Livestock, Agriculture and Livelihoods Fund can give people the skills, tools and animals they need to improve their standard of living. In Tanzania, your gifts of Chirpy chickens have been directly helping families for years, producing eggs for families to eat or sell and giving farming communities there the chance of a better future.Winfreda lives with her husband and nine children in the Tanzanian countryside. In 2009 she started keeping chickens to help boost her family’s income. With our support she received two chickens, along with training in how to build a coop and care for them. Many chickens later, business is growing: Winfreda can now pay school fees for three of her...

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New world gift: Protecting clean water

Each week we'll feature one of our new World Gifts from the 2016 range and show the difference that this gift can make to families living in poverty around the world. As students in England and Wales settle into a new school year, World Gifts are helping students in Peru to play a key role in preserving their environment with innovative Water testing kits.Rural villages like Unocolla in the Peruvian highlands rely on lakes for drinking water and irrigation. However these lakes are incredibly vulnerable to pollution. To maintain the quality of the water in local Lake Chacas, students have set up a Environmental Monitoring Committee at their school as well as a science club. With CAFOD's support, the students...

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