The pig that provides

From the tip of its snout to its curly tail, a pink-bellied porker provides a brilliant business for people living in poverty. A supply of pigs to sell at market means this charity gift keeps oink giving, putting food on a family’s table for years to come.

Why buy this Pig that provides gift?

  • Help a vulnerable family bring home the bacon with this unusual charity gift – perfect for a pig-loving foodie!
  • Go the whole hog. Pigs are surprisingly easy to look after. They can be fed on vegetable scraps and are an important food source for struggling families.
  • From pigs to piglets, the income raised from breeding and selling pigs can help families send their children to school – and tired parents can finally put their trotters up!

    Case study: Bringing home the bacon

    “My income has improved this year by selling piglets. We have some savings.” Kouen Kay, Cambodia

    Dos La and Kouen Kay live in rural Cambodia with their young children. Regular droughts have made it increasingly difficult for them to feed their family through farming. However, with a little bit of help, they have developed new ways of making the most of their land.

    Dos La and Kouen Kay received a loan and training from CAFOD-funded local experts. This helped them to start raising pigs and chickens, as well as growing vegetables, on their small plot of land.

    Kouen Kay has also started growing chillies that she plans to sell to raise even more money for her family.

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